April 26, 2002

  • CHN: Budget Deficit May Be Larger than Projected

    Debate to Make Tax Cuts Permanent Continues Leading budget experts have nearly doubled the projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year; the announcement came yesterday, April 25, just one week after the House approved legislation (H.R. 586) to make permanent the tax cuts contained in last year’s $1.35 trillion tax package. Earlier Congressional Budget Read More »

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  • CHN: Conferees Reach Tentative Farm Bill Deal

    More Nutrition Title Details Expected Next Week On Thursday, April 25, the House Agriculture Committee announced that the House-Senate Farm Bill Conferees have come to a tentative agreement on the framework for a final Farm Bill (HR 2646). Details of the specific policy provisions are expected to be revealed over the next few days as Read More »

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  • CHN: House Moves Forward on Welfare Reauthorization

    Committees Consider GOP Proposals On Thursday, April 18, two House subcommittees approved nearly identical bills to reauthorize the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. The Human Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee passed the Personal Responsibility, Work, and Family Promotion Act of 2002 (HR 4090), introduced by Subcommittee Chair Wally Herger (R-CA). Read More »

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  • CHN: Senate to Take Up Trade Package With Health Care Provision

    Articles from April 26, 2002 House Moves Forward on Welfare Reauthorization On Thursday, April 18, two House subcommittees approved nearly identical bills to reauthorize the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. The Human Resources Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee passed the Personal Responsibility, Work, and Family Promotion Act of 2002 (HR 4090), Read More »

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