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12 hrs ago | Roll Call

Medicare Payment Quirk Grabs Senate Panel's Attention

Senators on Wednesday mulled the impact of a restriction in Medicare payment policies that has riled both hospitals and patients.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Todd Young, Republican

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WebCPA

Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Federal Contracts to Companies Moving Abroad

A group of Democratic lawmakers has introduced legislation designed to prohibit federal contracts to multinational companies that use corporate inversions to cut their tax rates.

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Related Topix: US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Carl Levin, SourceMedia

McKnightsonline.com

Bill addressing admission status receives praise

A bill that would require hospitals to give patients a formal notice of their admission status has received strong support from healthcare associations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Todd Young, Republican, Medicine, Nursing, Medicare

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bloomberg

Democrats Seek U.S. Contract Ban to Discourage Inversions

Democrats in Congress are trying again to prevent the federal government from awarding contracts to companies that save taxes by moving their legal addresses outside the U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Lloyd Doggett of Texas are slated to introduce legislation today that would create a government-wide ban on contracts with such ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Richard Durbin, Barack Obama

WebCPA

Final Regulations on Premium Tax Credits Allow Domestic Violence Survivors to Access ACA Benefits

The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department have released final regulations on the Premium Tax Credit for health insurance, including rules that allow victims of domestic violence to claim the credit.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Healthcare Law, Tax, US News, US Treasury, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bloomberg

School Tax Breaks Get House Support as Democrats Object

The House of Representatives voted to expand and simplify tax breaks for education as Republicans continue to pass piecemeal tax bills while Congress is deadlocked on broader changes to the U.S. tax code.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Danny Davis

The Washington Post

Dems to GOP: Sorry, no easy way out on immigration

As House Republicans struggle to figure out whether their proposed response to the border crisis can pass the House, given opposition to action among conservatives, it's increasingly likely they'll need House Dems to get anything through the lower chamber.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joe Garcia

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Dems push back against deploying National Guard to border

House Democrats are lining up in staunch opposition to the Republicans' push to send the National Guard to the southern border.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Taylor makes history

The three-term councilwoman is the first black woman to be San Antonio's mayor. Taylor represents the East Side's District 2 and is an urban planner who teaches classes at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Taylor, TX, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas at San Antonio, US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

McClatchy

Gov. Perry to deploy Texas National Guard troops for border crisis

Perry said the extra troops, to be mobilized in the next month, were needed because a huge influx of unaccompanied minors threatened to distract the Border Patrol from their mission of apprehending dangerous criminals associated with Mexican drug cartels and affiliated gangs who see the crisis as an opportunity to penetrate the stretched U.S.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Perry, US Governors, Barack Obama

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Department of Commerce

Building Infrastructure to Strengthen Environmental Resiliency

Environmental sustainability is a priority for the Department of Commerce and EDA.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Austin, TX, The Hub, Alternative

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

House Republicans vote for business tax cut

House Republicans, who fervently pound the podium against the deficit, didn't blink Friday at passing a whopping $287 billion business tax cut measure with no effort to pay for or offset that amount.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Small Business, Personal Finance, George Bush, Democrat, Sander Levin

The Item

Faster tax write-offs for equipment purchases pass in House

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to let companies write off more than half the cost of investments in the first year, providing a tax boost to businesses.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC News

Obama goes to Congress to address his 'Katrina moment'

CHRIS UHLMANN: In the United States, president Barack Obama is dealing with his own border problems.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, Texas Government, Texas

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Obama asks Congress for $3.7B for border reform

President Obama Tuesday requested emergency funding for immigration and border issues, mostly to keep more kids from coming and to send back home the kids who are already here.

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Related Topix: US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, George Bush

Fri Jul 04, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: CEO - performance pay' needs amendingYour Turn: CEO -...

Your Turn: CEO 'performance pay' needs amending CEO 'performance pay' needs amending Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/04/turn-ceo-performance-pay-needs-amending/12233061/ Your Turn Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, says serious changes need to be made to the U.S.' tax code to ensure taxpayers aren't ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Small Business, Personal Finance, Opinion

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