272Nov 12, 2012
Tax Rates and the Fiscal Cliff
Lindy Paull talked about the “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. She discussed the types of ...
37Sep 6, 2011
Deficit Reduction and the Economy, Part 3
Budget, legislative and business analysts examine the upcoming work of the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, created in a recently-passed debt ceiling ...
45Nov 8, 2001
Economic Stimulus Legislation Markup
The committee marked up the economic stimulus bill that the U.S. Senate is expected to take up next week. Staff counsels and administration officials testified about the Democratic substitute ...
76Oct 12, 2001
Economic Security and Recovery Act Markup
Committee members debated changes and amendments to a proposed economic stimulus package designed to bolster the economy following September terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.
89Mar 1, 2001
Tax Relief Bill Markup
Committee members talked about President Bush’s proposed tax cuts, offering amendments and changes to the legislation. They also talked about the state of the economy, the goals of tax ...
23Jun 20, 2000
Political Activities of Tax-Exempt Organizations
Witnesses testified about proposed legislation that would enhance public disclosure relating to political activities of tax-exempt organizations, including organizations described in Internal ...
39May 17, 2000
Permanent Normal Trade for China Markup
Committee members met to mark up legislation granting China normal trade relations. Topics under discussion were amendments to the legislation, human rights violations in China, and how to ...
32Jul 21, 1999
Tax Reduction Proposal Markup
Senators debated amendments to legislation which would provide $778 billion in tax relief. Among the issues discussed were ways to eliminate the “marriage tax,” cut capital gains ...
9Jul 14, 1999
Financial Freedom Act Mark-Up: Votes
The committee met to hear proposed amendments to the Financial Freedom Act which provided for several forms of tax cuts. Despite the threat of a presidential veto, the committee voted to ...
14Jul 14, 1999
Financial Freedom Act Mark-up Day 2
The House Ways and Means Committee met to hear proposed amendments to the Financial freedom Act which provided for several forms of tax cuts. Despite the threat of a presidential veto, the ...
14Jul 13, 1999
Financial Freedom Act Mark-Up
Committee members heard about legislation containing several tax cut proposals. Under particular consideration was a Republican proposal that would cut personal income, capital gains, and ...
44Feb 3, 1999
Legislative Branch Appropriations
Witnesses testified about the plans for the visitors' center and the amount of money needed for the work.
54Sep 17, 1998
Tax Legislation Markup
This House session reviewed and modified two bills. HR4579 is the Tax Payer Relief Act of 1998 and HR4578 is a bill to establish protection of the Social Security Account.
4Oct 17, 1995
Senator Chafee talked with reporters about the agreement on Medicare coverage for the disabled.
20Sep 26, 1995
Budget Reconciliation and Medicare Markup 1
Committee members debated language for the budget reconciliation package, including debate over controlling Medicare and Medicaid costs and the Earned Income Tax Credit.
15May 24, 1995
Welfare Reform Markup
Committee members held a markup session to work on a welfare reform bill. The draft bill replaces the 60-year-old Aid to Families with Dependent Children program with block grants to the ...
90Aug 10, 1993
Budget Reconciliation Act
Ms. Paull and Mr. O’Donnell spoke on the Clinton administration’s budget bill recently passed by Congress and signed by the president earlier in the day. They discussed ...