52,677May 17, 2013
Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Part 2
Acting Commissioner Steven Miller and Inspector J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to groups applying for ...
43,703Mar 3, 2009
House Committee Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Overview
Treasury Secretary Geithner gave an overview of President Obama’s budget proposals for fiscal year 2010. In his remarks he said the Obama administration would work with Congress to determine ...
35,097Jul 8, 2011
Proposed Changes to Social Security Benefits
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security held a hearing on proposed changes to Social Security future benefits and the impact those changes would have on the program, future ...
15,653May 17, 2013
Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Part 1
Acting Commissioner Steven Miller and Inspector General J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to groups applying for ...
10,767Oct 29, 2013
Affordable Care Act Implementation
Marilyn Tavenner testified about the problems with the release of the Healthcare.gov Web site for the federal health insurance exchange. Ms. Tavenner in her opening statement apologized to ...
4,487Feb 3, 2010
Secretary Geithner on Fiscal Year 2011 Budget
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified before the House Ways and Means Committee on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget. Among the topics he addressed were economic ...
2,987Jun 4, 2013
IRS Scrutiny of Non-Profit Organizations
Conservative activists testified on their claims that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to their tax-exempt status applications.
2,355Jan 24, 2012
Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension
A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension. In December 2011 Congress passed a two-month payroll tax cut ...
1,951Oct 23, 2013
Foster Care and Sex Trafficking
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources held a hearing on foster care kids who become involved in sex trafficking. Witnesses included several members of Congress who have ...
1,712Jun 27, 2013
IRS Scrutiny of Non-Profit Organizations
Daniel Werfel testified on the status of the investigation into the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and its reported targeting of tax-exempt status applicants for more stringent review based on their ...
1,045Sep 16, 2010
China Exchange Rate Policy
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified about Chinese fiscal policy and progress in talks to revalue the Chinese currency, the Yuan.
1,022Jun 8, 2012
Tax Cuts Extensions
Witnesses testified on on expiring tax provisions and the criteria lawmakers should use to evaluate expiring tax provisions such as the Bush era tax cuts.
990Jun 4, 2013
IRS Scrutiny of Non-Profit Organizations News Conference
Following a hearing on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scrutiny of conservative non-profit groups, Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) spoke with reporters in the committee hearing room.
966Feb 8, 2012
Corporate Taxes and Accounting Rules
Business executives testified on the effects of tax laws on corporate accounting practices, and how those practices influence decisions on hiring and other investments.
935Jan 22, 2013
History of the Debt Limit
Witnesses testified on the history of the national debt limit, negotiations between past Congresses and presidents to raise the limit, and executive branch constitutional options when the debt limit ...
908Sep 21, 2012
Medicare Advantage Program
The Medicare Advantage program is an alternative to the FIFA insurance program, offered by private companies, and about 1 of every 4 Medicare recipients take part in the program. The program is ...
860Aug 1, 2013
Health Care Law Implementation
Witnesses testified on the status of their agencies' implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
829May 22, 1991
Executive Life Insurance Failure
The subcommittee heard testimony on the failure of the Executive Life Insurance Company, the largest life insurance company to date to suffer financial collapse. Mr. Garamendi documented ...
801Jul 10, 2013
Health Care Law Employer Mandate
Ethics policy experts and law academics testified on the Obama administration’s decision to delay the employer mandate and the employer information reporting requirements under the Affordable ...
778Jan 20, 2011
Federal Tax Code Revision
Witnesses testified about potential revisions to the federal tax code. They focused on the economic and administrative impact of current federal income tax structure, tax complexity, corporate ...
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