Tag Archives: Chris Van Hollen

New Member of Ways and Means Appointed; Talk of Tax Reform Continues

Legislative Activity Representative Dold Appointed to Ways and Means While his selection has not yet been formally approved, it was announced that Representative Bob Dold (R-IL) will fill the seat on the House Ways and Means Committee that was vacated when former Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL) stepped down last month. Representative Dold, who was originally … Continue Reading

House Goes Back To Square One After Conservative Republicans Reject The Short-Term FY 2014 Continuing Resolution

LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY FY 2014 Appropriations After conservative Republicans rejected the short-term FY 2014 Continuing Resolution (H. J. Res. 59) introduced by House Republican leaders last week, the House must go back to square one this week and come up with another near-term funding solution, as a government shutdown looms in two weeks. House conservatives rejected … Continue Reading

CBO Report Says Tax Expenditures Benefiting Wealthiest Americans

Legislative Activity Tax Writing Committee Meetings Continue The Senate Finance Committee has continued its series of closed-door committee meetings on tax reform, recently issuing their latest Option Paper on May 23 – this one on Economic Security. The closed-door meetings are intended to facilitate discussion among senators in an attempt to find where agreement on … Continue Reading