Currently showing only: Tax and Appropriations
June 12, 2008Press Item
Make no mistake: House Democrats are absolutely committed to enacting this legislation to extend tax relief to American businesses and families without increasing the deficit.
June 2, 2008Press Item
The Administration’s focus today on tax cuts that are not due to expire for another two years shows again how they are out of touch with Americans' daily struggle to deal with the consequences of the President’s failed economic program – anemic job growth, decreasing household incomes, exploding costs of gas, food, health care and college, record foreclosure rates, and rising poverty.
May 21, 2008Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I first want to commend Chairman Charlie Rangel and all of the Members of the Ways and Means Committee for their hard work on this very important, far-sighted legislation – the ‘Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act.’
April 14, 2008Press Item
Taxpayer Assistance and Simplification Act and Suspensions.
April 15, 2008Press Item
Today, as millions of Americans prepare to file their federal income tax returns by midnight, many will be confounded, confused and, yes, perhaps even cranky because of our unbelievably complicated tax code.
March 12, 2008Press Item
Budget, FISA.
March 7, 2008Press Item
Budget, Ethics, Intelligence and Suspensions.
February 4, 2008Press Item
press release and report from the Majority Leader's Office...
February 4, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement regarding the President’s Fiscal Year 2009 Budget that was released today:
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
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.