Tax and Appropriations

NY Times Editorial: Republicans Hiding Truth on Sequestration

We keep talking about how Republicans are rewriting history when they try to falsely pin fault on President Obama for the upcoming sequestration.  After all, 174 House Republicans voted for the measure that Politico said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was “the chief Republican architect of.”  Today’s

Republicans’ Choice: Pass Senate Middle Class Tax Cut Bill, or Keep Protecting Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

For Immediate Release:

July 30, 2012

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Democrats Urge Republicans to Pass Tax Cut Extension and Jobs Bills, Help American Families

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July 27, 2012

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Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on House Democrats’ Plan to Introduce Senate-Passed Middle Class Tax Cut Bill

For Immediate Release:

July 26, 2012

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Statement on Senate Vote to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts

For Immediate Release:

July 25, 2012

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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Whoops

So much for that whole “read the bill” thing. Apparently Republicans didn’t even make it to page 3 of this week’s bill on regulations (remarkable, considering the text didn’t even start until the bottom of page 2).

From the bill text, which you can view here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CPRT-112HPRT75053/pdf/CPRT-112HPRT75053.pdf

Hoyer Statement on Republican Tax Bill

For Immediate Release:

July 24, 2012

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Katie Grant, 202-225-3130

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All Sides Agree: Middle Class Americans Should Receive Tax Cut Extension

For Immediate Release:

July 24, 2012

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Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

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Afternoon Roundup: "Debt Ceiling Battle Tab" Edition

A look at the morning news isn’t flattering for House Republicans. Not only did their “confrontation over compromise” approach to raising the debt limit take our nation to the brink of default and result in our nation’s first credit downgrade, but it also cost American taxpayers $1.3 billion in fiscal year 2011 alone:

CNN: Cost of Debt Ceiling Fight: $1.3 billion

Hoyer Urges Bipartisan Action to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts

For Immediate Release:

July 20, 2012

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Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

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