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  1. The public health insurance option - the public weighs inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2009 |

    ... who just announced her opposition. Some other Democrats are on the fence, like Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, of Montana, a key figure in the attempt to overhaul the current, failing system. President Obama so far supports the option. ...


  2. Lanny Davis asks why Wyden-Bennett is not getting supportRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2009 |

    ... Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and conservative Republican Sen.Bob Bennett of Utah. Then last week Sen. Max Baucus , after months of working with the bipartisan "gang of six" Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee, introduced ...


  3. Obamacare's bottom line--medical profits are immoralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2009 |

    There is a basic principle behind the Left's push to nationalize health insurance - making profit from health care is immoral. Since health care is a right according to the Left, it should not be treated like any other commodity.


  4. Make homelessness illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2009 |

    "Americans would be fined up to $3,800 for failing to buy health insurance under a plan that circulated in Congress on Tuesday," the Associated Press reports from Washington: Just as auto coverage is now mandatory in nearly all states, [Sen. Max] Baucus would require that all Americans get health insurance once the system is overhauled. Penalties for failing to do so would start at $750 a year for individuals and $1,500 for families.


  5. New Democrat healthcare plan proposes fines for those without insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2009 |

    In a bizarre turn in the ongoing health care debate, a key Democrat has proposed levying fines for those Americans who refuse to obtain health insurance. Senator Max Baucus , Chairman of the finance committee, is brokering a deal that would guarantee coverage for all Americans by essentially prohibiting insurance companies from denying or restricting coverage for anyone who applied.


  6. Unpacking ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Reason Magazine

    ... however, occurred directly between industry representatives and Congress-primarily staffers working for Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) on the Senate Finance Committee. Baucus' team included Antonios "Tony" Clapsis, a former Wall Street health care ...


  7. Cloture vote is the up or down vote on PelosicareRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2009 |

    There will be an important but very rushed vote in the Senate on Saturday. It will be a vote to invoke cloture and cut off debate on the latest health care bill, the one dropped by Senator Reid earlier this week.


  8. Federal Building Evacuated Due to Suspicious PackageRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | KFBB

    The package was mailed to the Senator Max Baucus federal office building just after 10 this morning, It's been confirmed the package was in fact not hazardous. Anything mailed to a federal building goes through a scanning process.


  9. Togiola asks U.S. Senators to...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Samoa News

    ... of federal tax reforms on American Indian tribes and the U.S. territories. The committee is chaired by U.S. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) and Ranking Member is Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah). (See Samoa News edition on May 17 for more details on this ...


  10. Overhaul the Tax System Like It's 1913, Not 1986Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... arrived. In the last Congress, the chairmen of the congressional tax-writing committees, Rep. Dave Camp and Sen. Max Baucus, tried to fix the income tax but failed, because today's tax preferences are too politically entrenched. But a shift is ...


  11. Why the Supreme Court Will Overrule the IRSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Cato Institute

    ... an Exchange established by the State." The lead author of the ACA, then-Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., had proposed - and even gotten Congress to enact - other health-insurance tax credits and subsidies that were conditioned ...


  12. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is interviewed in his Washington D.C. office.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Journal

    ... nervous. He assumed the committee chairmanship briefly last year when longtime Democratic committee leader Sen. Max Baucus resigned from office to become ambassador to China. In a polarizing election year when Congress had fewer days in session than ...


  13. ObamaCare Turns Five: Five Democrats Now Critical of ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | FreedomWorks

    ... 'The Democrats aren't paying enough attention to me,' " After the disastrous debut of, then-Sen. Max Baucus, one of the ObamaCare's biggest supporters, expressed grave concerns over the implementation of the law, and how it was ...


  14. Proposed Replacement of Sustainable Growth Rate Addresses TelehealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | JD Supra

    ... two provisions also outlined in the 113th Congress SGR replacement plan crafted by then-Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT). Under "Clinical Practice Improvement Activities," for Merit Based Incentive payments the use of telehealth for timely ...


  15. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | KFBB

    U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus told Montana business leaders that they have the opportunity to capitalize on business with China as that country's economy continues to grow. Montana's former U.S. Senator spoke Monday evening at the Montana Chamber of Commerce's Manufacturing and International Trade Day Banquet in Helena.


  16. U.S., South Korea reach three-year FTA anniversary - China delays...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Politico

    ... law as well as a bipartisan bill that Hatch introduced last year with former Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and former House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.). "That mechanism allows any member of the ...


  17. Chris Campbell is the new staff director of the Senate Finance Committee.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | National Journal

    ... to say about him. Sean Neary, who was communications director to the committee's previous chairman, then-Sen. Max Baucus, calls Campbell's team "some of the best in the business," adding that "while we were on opposite sides of the aisle, there was ...


  18. Brasch WordsDAYS of Our RepairRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... House Democrats - Trps. Xavier Beccera, D-Calif., and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill. - and Senate Budget Committee chair Max Baucus, D-Mont., and former Service Employees International Union president Andy Stern all voted "no." As Schakowsky, the most vocal ...


  19. Senate tax writers want public suggestions for tax reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Don't Mess With Taxes

    ... Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.), who retired at the end of the last session, and former Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.), who resigned his Senate seat to become ambassador to China, did the same. No word yet as to whether Hatch and Wyden ...


  20. Senators Hatch and Wyden Revive Tax Reform EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WebCPA

    ... former House Ways and Committee chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., and former Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., teamed up on a similar effort. They held numerous hearings and met with groups across the country, while also soliciting ...