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  • Federal Income Tax Policy
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    Federal Income Tax Policy

    Participants spoke to reporters about tax policy, federal spending levels, wasteful programs, burdens placed on middle and working class tax payers, and various reform proposals. They also…

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  • Social Security Policy
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    Social Security Policy

    Representative McHenry was the featured speaker at a conference on proposals to reform entitlements such as Social Security without a tax increase. Mallory Factor moderated a panel…

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  • 110th Congress Tax Policy
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    110th Congress Tax Policy

    Mr. Berthoud talks about tax policy and potential legislation in the 110th Congress. Topics included Democratic approaches to tax policy, and Republican members of Congress who had strayed from a…

    38 views
  • Federal Budget and Spending Priorities
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    Federal Budget and Spending Priorities

    Conservative organizations held a press conference at the Capitol to call on Congress to remove “pork” and excess spending form the supplemental appropriations. One of the projects that…

    39 views
  • Tax Reform
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    Tax Reform

    The Americans for Tax Reform held their annual rally and press conference on the day income taxes were due. They talked about issues before Congress, including extending dividend and…

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  • Oversight of Fannie Mae
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    Oversight of Fannie Mae

    Participants talked to reporters about oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac home loan corporations, proposals to privatize the institutions, and financial management issues. Following…

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  • Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
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    Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

    In a news conference held at the National Press Club representatives of the newly-formed Coalition Against Higher Medicare Costs called on Congress to delay implementation of the new…

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  • Transportation Spending Opposition
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    Transportation Spending Opposition

    Participants examined the recent transportation bill, known as Building Efficient Surface Transportation Equity Act, or BESTEA, passed in the House of Representatives. They critiqued the…

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