Monthly Archives: December 2006

  • CHN: Tax Extenders Bill Serves As Vehicle For Other Provisions

    Shortly before adjourning, Congress passed The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, H.R. 6111, a wide-ranging package of tax, health care and trade measures.  Central to the bill is the extension of a series of existing tax credits and tax deductions benefiting corporations and mostly upper income individuals costing $38 billion over five Read More »

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  • CHN: The Old Congress Cuts and Runs

    Refusal to Pass Spending Bills Leads to Temporary Extensions to February 15 Despite mounting pressures to finalize appropriations for the current fiscal year, the old majority was too divided, forcing the enactment of a third temporary spending bill, this one through February 15 (PL 109-383). Once again, the stopgap measure set funding at the lowest Read More »

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