10 Things to Watch as the Tax Bill Moves Forward

Roll Call Nov. 17, 2017 By Lindsay McPherson The House passage of a tax code rewrite Thursday was just the first in a multistep process. Many changes are expected before a bill reaches President Donald Trump’s desk. First, the Senate has to prove it can pass a tax overhaul after failing to do so on […]

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What EPA chief Scott Pruitt promised — and what he’s done

Politico Nov. 19, 2017 By Allex Guillen & Emily Holden For Scott Pruitt, “back to basics” has translated to “back off.” The Environmental Protection Agency administrator came into office promising to discard his predecessor’s “overreaching” focus on climate change and concentrate on what he called the agency’s real mission: cleaning up the air, water and […]

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Tax reform proposal clears House; Finance bill headed to Senate floor

Deloitte. Nov. 17, 2107 Congressional Republican efforts to rewrite the federal tax code took a significant step forward on November 16 as the House of Representatives approved its version of comprehensive tax reform legislation and the Senate Finance Committee reported out a competing measure. House passage largely drama-free House Republicans pushed through their proposal – […]

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Senate Finance Committee approves GOP tax reform plan

Politico Nov. 16, 2017 By Brian Faler The Senate’s tax-writing committee this evening approved Republicans’ sweeping plan to overhaul the tax code. The Finance Committee voted along party lines, 14-12, to forward the proposal on to the full Senate. Approval came after four days of sometimes testy consideration, during which Republicans substantially revised the measure […]

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Republicans just took another huge step forward on their tax-cut plan

Business Insider Nov. 16, 2017 By Bob Bryan The Senate Finance Committee moved the massive GOP tax plan forward another step Thursday by reporting the Republican bill to the full chamber. The bill, named the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, moved forward on a 14-12 vote on party lines. The bill will next move to […]

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