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A Senator says “ no way ” to a bill that won ’ t see December ’ s light of day. As far as the lame-duck Congress is concerned, the Marketplace Fairness Act is dead: House Speaker John Boehner assured as much last week . Senator Ted Cruz has added his two cents (tax-free) insisting it is the “height
November 19, 2014Renu Zaretsky
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Give Sen. Tom Coburn(R-OK) credit. In a city where obfuscation and misdirection are the coin of the realm, the conservative Republican lets you know exactly where he stands. While most of his party remains mired in its “job-killing tax increase” rhetoric, Coburn has no misgivings about eliminating
July 19, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
A majority of Senate Republicans yesterday took a symbolic but hugely important vote to eliminate $6 billion in tax subsidies for the production of ethanol . And, so far at least, they have not turned into pumpkins. The symbolism of their vote should not be underestimated. In a small but important
June 15, 2011Howard Gleckman