Tax and Appropriations

Hoyer, Emanuel Send Tax Reform Letter to Bush Administration

Democrats Call For Bipartisan Action, No Middle Class Tax Increase, Simpler and Fairer Code

For Immediate Release:

October 31, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Ways and Means Committee Member Representative Rahm Emanuel (D-IL)released the following letter that was sent today to Treasury Secretary John Snow regarding the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform's report that will be released tomorrow:

October 31, 2005

The Honorable John W. Snow
Secretary of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20220

Dear Secretary Snow,

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Hoyer, Emanuel Concerned that Tax Reform Panel May Embrace “Bait and Switch” Proposals

For Immediate Release:

October 18, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Rep. Rahm Emanuel, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement today after the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform met for the last time in preparation for the release of its formal recommendations to the Administration on November 1.  Reps. Hoyer and Emanuel are Democratic leaders in the fight for real tax reform:
 

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GOP Agenda Still in Turmoil as Congress Grants Itself Six-Week Extension

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September 30, 2005

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by Dustin Stamper

Tax Analysts

With a new fiscal year imminent and most of their spending bills left unfinished, congressional Republicans on September 29 were forced to act on a temporary funding extension while struggling to regain control of their agenda.

Week of October 17, 2005

Bill Text and Background

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October 17, 2005

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     H.R. 554 – Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005
             
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Week of September 26, 2005

Bill Text and Background

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September 26, 2005

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     H.R. 3402 - Department of Justice
        Appropriations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years
        2006 through 2009
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Hoyer, Emanuael Statement on Presidential Tax Reform Panel's New Deadline

Democrats Call for President to Make Reforming Tax Code For Middle Class, Small Business a Top Priority

For Immediate Release:

September 29, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Ways and Means Committee Member Representative Rahm Emanuel, two leading Democrats on the push for tax reform, released the following statement in response to news reports that the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform will submit its final report to the Bush Administration by the end of October instead of tomorrow, September 30th, as previously scheduled:
 

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Hoyer Statement on the Continuing Resolution

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September 29, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the need for a Continuing Resolution to keep the federal government running:

“I am going to vote for this continuing resolution because the alternative – the shutdown of the federal government – is simply unacceptable.  However, our enactment of this legislation must not be construed as an exoneration of the sheer fiscal mismanagement of this Republican Congress over the last four and a half years.

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Hoyer: Real Tax Reform Needs A Presidential Push

For Immediate Release:

July 20, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent of tax reform in the House of Representatives, released the following statement this morning, as the Members of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform met to discuss tax reform proposals:

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Hoyer on House Passage of A76 Amendment

Amendment Would Allow Revision of the A-76 Privatization Process

For Immediate Release:

June 30, 2005

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding House passage (222-203) of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2006 Transportation, Treasury and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill:

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Week of June 27, 2005

Bill Text and Background

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June 27, 2005

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     H.R. 3057 - Foreign Operations Appropriations
        Act for Fiscal Year 2006  
            
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