Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension

A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension. In… read more

A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension. In December 2011 Congress passed a two-month payroll tax cut extension. Democrats proposed taxing income earners over $1 million while Republicans wanted the cost to be offset through spending cuts. The extension expires on February 29th. Conferees also discussed differences over unemployment insurance and Medicare. close

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Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension

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Program ID:
303869-1
Category:
Conference Committee
Format:
Conference Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 24, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 2012

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  • Jan 24, 2012 | 2:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2012 | 11:41pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2012 | 5:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 25, 2012 | 6:24pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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