Tag Archives: Carl Levin

Tax-Writers Likely to Debate Highway Funding, Vote on Inversions-Related Amendment

Legislative Activity Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform Working Groups Release Reports Last week, on Tuesday, July 8, the Senate Finance Committee released the long-awaited reports from its five bipartisan Tax Reform Working Groups, which were formed to “spur congressional comprehensive tax reform efforts in the 114th Congress.” The groups focused on: (1) Individual Income Tax; … Continue Reading

Lawmakers May Extend TRIA, PSI to Hold Hearing on Wall-Street Banks

Legislative Activity Lawmakers May Extend TRIA and Consider Insurance Capital Standards in the Lame Duck As Congress returns to Washington, lawmakers may focus on a few agenda items beyond appropriations legislation. Particularly, Congress may look at reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), at least through a short-term extension.  Earlier this year, the House Financial … Continue Reading

Senate to Take up Temporary Rax Extenders Package; House Takes Different Approach

Legislative Activity Senate to Take Up Temporary Tax Extenders Package; House Takes Different Approach During the week of May 12, the Senate is expected to take up the EXPIRE Act (S. 2260), which provides a two-year extension for certain tax extenders, which expired on January 1. The Senate’s approach for dealing with tax extenders differs … Continue Reading

Senate to Debate FY 2014 NDAA; Senator Levin Issues Letter to Obama on Afghanistan BSA

Executive and Legislative Branch Activity Defense Authorization The Senate returns to Washington this afternoon and is scheduled to resume its floor debate on the Fiscal 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) ( S.1197). Top Members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees have been working on a scaled-back NDAA bill to ensure its passage … Continue Reading