Newsroom

Currently showing only: Tax and Appropriations
January 15, 2008Press Item
S-Miner, and Suspensions.
December 19, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I believe that every single member of this body – on both sides of the aisle – agrees that we must protect middle-income Americans from the alternative minimum tax, the parallel tax system enacted in 1969 to ensure that wealthy Americans pay their fair share.
December 18, 2007Press Item
Congress is on course to pass a Fiscal Year 2008 Consolidated Appropriations bill that rejects the President’s misguided budget cuts and takes steps to reinvest in the priorities of our nation’s citizens – including those in rural America.
December 17, 2007Press Item
This week the House will take up an omnibus appropriations package that will reinvest in the needs of our nation.
December 14, 2007Press Item
Appropriations, Energy and Suspensions
December 16, 2007Press Item
12PM:10PM; Suspensions, consideration of Omnibus Appropriations
December 12, 2007Press Item
10 AM - 3 PM; INTEL AUTHORIZATION CONFERENCE REPORT; FY08 CONTINUING RESOLUTION
December 12, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference this morning with the Blue Dog Coalition to urge Senate Republicans to join House and Senate Democrats in supporting fiscally responsible AMT legislation.
December 12, 2007Press Item
House Democrats will abide by their PAYGO pledge and bring a fully paid-for AMT bill to the Floor this week to protect 23 million Americans from an unexpected tax increase.
December 7, 2007Press Item
Suspensions;Foregin Ops Authorization; DOD Authorization; TRIA
December 10, 2007Press Item
Appropriations and Suspensions.
December 6, 2007Press Item
First, let me state the obvious: Without question, the Alternative Minimum Tax is not working as originally intended.
November 14, 2007Press Item
Predatory Lending, FISA, Labor-HHS
November 9, 2007Press Item
Today the House passed legislation protecting 23 million American families from the Alternative Minimum Tax, and providing middle-class tax relief to millions more.
November 13, 2007Press Item
The President's veto of this critical legislation that addresses domestic priorities such as health care, education, and medical research is the clearest possible demonstration of his misguided priorities and hollow rhetoric on fiscal responsibility.
November 7, 2007Press Item
Appropriations; Homeowner protection
November 8, 2007Press Item
Tax Relief and Motion to Go To Conference On The Defense Authorization Bill
November 6, 2007Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I first want to thank the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, David Obey – who also chairs the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education – for his hard work and vision in putting this appropriations conference report together.