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There’s No Business Like Show Business!

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Like no business I know: Speaker Pelosi outlines the intense week ahead. The House hopes to pass three major pieces of spending legislation this week: It must approve a  Continuing Resolution (which currently includes an increase in the debt limit) before the government shuts down on Oct 1. The House Democratic leadership also

Deal or No Deal? | Tax Policy Center

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares A Democratic framework on a tax plan? Not quite. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced yesterday that the Senate, House, and White House have agreed to a  “framework” on how to pay for the $3.5 trillion spending package they hope to pass this fall under budget reconciliation. But few lawmakers had even seen

Debt Ceiling Drama Continues | Tax Policy Center

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Biden tries to broker a deal with Hill Democrats. The President is looking at a confrontation with Republicans over the soon-to-expire debt limit. But he’s also got to try to get warring Democrats on the same page. To that end he began a series of meetings yesterday with Democrats representing multiple factions to

A Big Vote in the House

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares The House passes the “Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act.” House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro introduced the bill that reflects agreement among Senate and House Democrats yesterday afternoon and the House passed it last night. It would continue federal funding through December 3, provide $28.6 billion in disaster relief, and suspend the statutory

One Vote Down, Many More To Go

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares House Ways & Means completes its markup of Chairman Neal’s tax bill. The committee advanced the tax-related section of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending package. The bill extends more generous tax credits for low- and middle-income families as well as renewable energy and increases taxes on high-income individuals, large estates, and corporations. The package

A Big Bill, A Distributional Analysis

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Chairman Neal’s tax bill: Big, bold, with hits and misses. TPC’s Howard Gleckman boils the bill down to its essence: It’s big. Really big. He outlines some hits and misses, like increased IRS enforcement funding (a hit) and the 3 percentage point surtax on income over $5 million, in addition to a new

Budget Bill Markup Continues | Tax Policy Center

TweetShareSharePin0 Shares Moving a tax bill. The House Ways & Means Committee will continue  work on its provisions of the Build Back Better Act. The panel begins Day 3 of its markup  today and will continue tomorrow, including the now released legislative amendment that details the House Democrats’ tax plan.  The big score. The Joint
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