December 11, 2009

  • CHN: Getting to 60 on Health Reform

    Senate consideration of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009, H.R. 3590 – the health care reform bill assembled by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) – has been a slow-moving process. Debate on the bill began on November 29 after the Senate, during a rare Saturday session on November 21, voted 60-39 Read More »

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  • CHN: House Passes Estate and Extender Tax Bills

    If Congress fails to pass an estate tax bill before January 1, the estate tax will disappear in 2010.  The result would be a tremendous loss in much-needed revenue from the wealthiest estates for one year, and an increased challenge to bringing the tax back in 2011.  The estate tax, which has been in existence Read More »

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