Monthly Archives: April 2001
- CHN: Tax Constitutional Amendment Falls Short
Articles from April 2001 Tax Constitutional Amendment Falls Short The House on April 25 failed to pass a proposed constitutional amendment that would have made it more difficult to enact legislation raising taxes. The amendment (H. Res. 41) failed on a vote of 232-189, 49 votes fewer than the two-thirds majority required to pass a Read More »
- CHN: Bush Budget Dead Before Arrival?
Senate Sets New Course as Detailed Plan Sent to Hill As expected, a detailed version of President Bush’s $1.96 trillion budget was submitted to Congress on April 9, several days after the Senate had passed its budget resolution and both chambers of Congress had left for a two week recess. Initially, administration strategists had hoped Read More »
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