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    Republican Tax Cut Proposal

    Senator Roth talked to reporters about a tax cut proposal to provide relief to working Americans by lowering the base line of the tax bracket. After his prepared remarks he took questions…

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    The Power to Destroy

    Senator Roth talked about his book, The Power to Destroy, published by Atlantic Monthly. The book recounted stories of taxpayers who testified before Senator Roth’s committee about abuses…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight, Day 4

    Committee members heard testimony during the final day of hearings on Internal Revenue Service reform and overhaul. Commissioner Rossotti talked about the steps he is taking to improve…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight, Day 1

    Committee members heard testimony regarding reform measures concerning the Internal Revenue Service. This is the first of four days of hearings on the matter and committee members reviewed operating…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight, Day 3

    Committee members heard testimony from Internal Revenue Service auditors during the third day of hearings on IRS reform and oversight. The auditors testified about the phenomenon of large…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight, Day 2

    Committee members heard more testimony in the second day of hearings regarding the criminal division of the Internal Revenue Service. Business owners accused the IRS of entering their…

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    IRS Restructuring and Oversight

    Committee members heard testimony from Secretary Rubin and Commissioner Rossotti on ways to restructure the Internal Revenue Service. Commissioner Rossotti is proposing that the agency be divided into…

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    IRS Commissioner Confirmation Hearing

    Committee members heard testimony from Mr. Rossotti, President Clinton’s Internal Revenue Service Commissioner nominee. He testified about the need and procedures for IRS reform. He…

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    Republican Radio Address

    Senator Roth delivered the weekly Republican radio address. He focused on the need for IRS reform and the Republican commitment to make sure the agency has more outside oversight and…

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    IRS Investigation Day 3 Part 2

    In the last portion of a three-day investigation of the Internal Revenue Service, committee members heard testimony from Acting Commissioner Dolan. He defended the agency against some…

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    IRS Investigation Day 3 Part 1

    In their continuing investigation, committee members heard testimony from anonymous current and former IRS employees on IRS practices. They detailed alleged abuses by the agency during the…

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    IRS Investigation Day 2

    In the second day of hearings, committee members heard testimony from IRS critics and former employees about IRS abuses and their experiences with the agency. Panelists detailed their…

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    IRS Investigation Day 1

    Committee members heard testimony from other senators and others in the first day of hearings on IRS practices. They testified about IRS abuses of power, their measuring employee efficiency…

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    Tax Cut Debate

    In a portion beginning at about 5:15 p.m., senators completed debate on legislation designed to cut taxes by about $85 billion over the next five years. Opponents stressed that the…

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    Budget Tax Provisions

    House and Senate conferees met to eliminate the differences in the tax provisions of the House and Senate versions of the budget reconciliation bill. Members debated where the proposed cuts…

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    Tax Cut Proposal Markup Part 2

    After a private, off-camera session, Senate Finance Committee members finished work on tax legislation which is designed to cut taxes by a net $85 million over five years as part of the…

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    Tax Cut Proposal Markup Part 1

    In a portion, Senate Finance Committee members progressed through the mark up of tax legislation which is designed to cut taxes by a net $85 billion over the next five years as part of the…

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    Incentives for Higher Education

    Committee members heard testimony from administration officials, senators, students and education experts concerning proposals to increase access to higher education. Several Republicans…

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    Senate Agenda

    Minority Leader Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) talked with reporters on various issues, including the Secretary of Labor nomination, Attorney General Janet Reno’s decision to not appoint an…

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    Minimum Wage Bill Conference

    The Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees met in conference to come up with a final version of minimum wage legislation, which included tax incentives for small businesses and…

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