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A Tax Cut for People and Families At Every Income Level

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 9:51 am   /   Friends

Today, the House-Senate conference committee will hold a public meeting on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As we get close to the finish line, the need to pass this legislation is more urgent than ever. People and families are struggling. Many are living paycheck-to-paycheck. In any case, too much of Americans’ hard-earned money is […]

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The Increased Standard Deduction + Child Tax Credit

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 8:54 am   /   Friends

Since the House-Senate conference committee was formed last week, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act conferees have been working to reconcile the House and Senate bills to develop a final package of historic tax reform. And today, the conference committee is holding a meeting on the insert space legislation. Two of the most important provisions in both the House […]

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Simpler Taxes on Simpler Forms

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 8:43 am   /   Friends

Filing your taxes in the future: So simple, a caveman could do it. Well, not really—cavemen no longer exist and probably wouldn’t care to do your taxes if they did, but you get the idea. With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, simplicity is key. As Speaker Ryan recently said about the House-passed version of the […]

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Tax Reform Means an $1,182 Tax Cut for Typical American Households

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 7:30 am   /   Friends

Let’s be honest. By this point, you are probably a little worn out by the tax reform debate. The special interests clawing to keep this or that provision. The far left spewing doomsday rhetoric. The stories about how the bill is dead one day and back on track the next. We get it—it can be […]

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Watch Today’s Conference Meeting on the ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 5:57 am   /   Friends

This is it—the moment we’ve been waiting for. This afternoon, the open House-Senate conference meeting on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will begin—and it will be live-streamed for all the world to see. More jobs. Fairer taxes. Bigger paychecks. That’s what’s driving this conversation. The current tax code is too long, too complicated, and […]

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Speaker Ryan Marks the Start of Hanukkah

Posted: December 12, 2017 at 3:30 pm   /   Friends

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after marking the start of Hanukkah: “The story of Hanukkah is one of miracles, resilience, and faith. It teaches us that, even in the darkest of times, we must always seek the light in ourselves and our neighbors. May this Hanukkah bring health and happiness to […]

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‘Twas the night before Taxmas…

Posted: December 12, 2017 at 10:13 am   /   Friends

‘Twas the night before Taxmas, when all through the House (and Senate), All the members were stirring, in tax policy doused; The opening statements were drafted eloquently with care, In hopes that the conference committee would soon be there; Hardworking Americans were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of bigger paychecks danced in their heads; Following 41 committee […]

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‘Tax reform is what people need right now’

Posted: December 12, 2017 at 7:46 am   /   Friends

Summary: Today at a press conference with Republican leaders, Speaker Ryan commended the first responders of yesterday’s attempted terrorist attack in New York. He also discussed the ongoing negotiations of the House-Senate conference committee on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Opening Statement: “First, I want to commend the responders in New York City yesterday—the […]

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A Big Tree from Big Sky Country

Posted: December 8, 2017 at 6:30 am   /   Friends

This year’s Capitol Christmas Tree comes all the way from the Kootenai National Forest in Montana. Standing at 79-feet tall, with a 5-foot, handmade, copper star atop, the tree that once stood tall in Big Sky Country now lights the night on the West Front of the United States Capitol. Scroll on for photos from this […]

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