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PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Two days after House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello told The Providence Journal that he is open to putting the Pawtucket Red Sox stadium proposal to a public vote, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee has come out in opposition to a stadium referendum. "Resorting to ...
Senate Finance Committee Democrats on Friday called on President Trump Donald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for 'serious case of amnesia' after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had ...

PROVIDENCE - The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted 8-1 on Tuesday to approve a bill authorizing some state financing for a new $83 million Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in downtown Pawtucket. Republican Coventry Sen. Nicholas Kettle voted against the bill, which was revised following ...
More than six weeks after his nomination, HHS Secretary-designate Alex Azar will receive his official confirmation hearing with the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday morning. The Jan. 9 hearing follows his Nov. 29 courtesy hearing with the Senate Health, education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Earlier this month, the Senate Finance Committee held a meeting to discuss how the General Land Office (GLO) was using this funding. Recently, there has been some concern as to how the money was being spent on the upgrades and preserva. tion. The Committee encouraged the GLO to work towards ...
Hatch's departure also will free up the chairmanship of the Senate Finance Committee, which Grassley could reclaim next year if he wanted to give up the gavel of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Grassley said his committee decisions would be influenced in part by whether Congress is tackling additional ...

In the first week of the new year, MMG was keeping a close eye on Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch's decision not to run for reelection and the implications for the Senate Finance Committee, for which he serves as chairman. Plus, regulators will take on bitcoin at an upcoming meeting, and the Trump ...
The Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday to consider legislation to provide public support for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The committee is scheduled to meet Thursday, Jan. 4, at the rise of the Senate (about 4: 30 p.m.) in Room 313 on the third floor of the State House.
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing next Tuesday on the confirmation of Alex Azar, President Trump's nominee to be secretary of Health and Human Services. The announcement came Tuesday from committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who said questions would center on Medicare, ...
Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee seem to have been the focal point of the lobbying efforts by the titans of the $2.5 trillion private equity industry in Blackstone Group (BX), Carlyle Group (CG) and KKR & Co. (KKR) with 10 of the 14 GOP representatives receiving campaign cash totaling ...
This document, typically referred to as a "conceptual mark," is Senate Finance Committee (SFC) Chairman Orrin Hatch's (R-UT) tax reform proposal. At some point, we expect Chairman Hatch to release a revised draft, referred to as the "modified mark." The SFC will begin debating and marking up the ...
Rolly: Americans should be frightened to have Hatch heading the Senate Finance Committee -- the last Utahn to do so ruined the economy ... The last Utah Republican to head the Senate Finance Committee helped push the country into the Great Depression and, after being elected five times, was ...
Two nominees for deputy U.S. Trade Representative slots will get their long-awaited confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Finance Committee next Wednesday, congressional sources tell Inside U.S. Trade . If confirmed, the two nominees, C.J. Mahoney and Dennis Shea, would oversee the North ...
On an 8-to-1 vote, the Rhode Island Senate's finance Committee approved legislation that would use public financing to help build a new PawSox stadium in downtown Pawtucket, although the proposal's outlook in the House remains far from certain. The vote, with Sen. Nicholas Kettle (R-Coventry) voting ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has landed a seat on the Senate Finance Committee, his office confirmed Tuesday. The new appointment, one of several made by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, puts the Rhode Island Democrat on the committee that vets tax and entitlement ...
WASHINGTON - As they scrambled to finish their sweeping tax bill in late October, House lawmakers arrived at a surprising decision: They wouldn't cut the income tax rate for the wealthy. That choice broke with conservative economic principles, which call for lower rates for high earners to spur investment ...

Republicans in Utah are on edge as they await a decision from Sen. Orrin Hatch on 2018 that could determine whether Mitt Romney's political career has one more act. Hatch is reconsidering retirement after receiving encouragement from President Trump and his allies, and soaking up praise for ...
John Arthur Smith, D-Deming, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said the new numbers give him more confidence that there will be a sufficient cushion in the $6.1 billion general fund to pay for a cost-of-living increase across state government. The legislative budget will be released Jan. 5, he said ...
Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee seem to have been the focal point of the lobbying efforts by the titans of the $2.5 trillion private equity industry in Blackstone Group (BX), Carlyle Group (CG) and KKR & Co. (KKR) with 10 of the 14 GOP representatives receiving campaign cash totaling ...
Among the most stunning revelations in a story about the proliferance of bonus payments to state agency employees since 2007 is the refusal of lawmakers on a key committee charged with fiscal oversight of the state to even respond to questions about that increase. The state has more than doubled its ...
In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., listens during a meeting of the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate Finance Committee chairman on Monday rejected as "categorically false" a report that Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee was responsible ...
The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee on Monday shot down reports that a tax break for real estate developers was "airdropped" into the final GOP tax bill and that Sen. Bob Corker Robert (Bob) Phillips CorkerFormer Dem Tenn. gov to launch Senate bid: report McConnell 'almost certain' GOP will ...
Rolly: Americans should be frightened to have Hatch heading the Senate Finance Committee -- the last Utahn to do so ruined the economy. Rolly: Americans should be frightened to have Hatch heading the Senate Finance Committee -- the. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Sen.
Senate and House negotiators reached a deal Wednesday to compromise on the differences between their tax bills, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said. The Utah senator announced that a deal had been struck hours before the conference committee tasked with hammering out the joint ...
PAWTUCKET - After hearing from the public and experts in the field, members of the Senate Finance Committee have announced a revised proposal for financing of a new baseball stadium in downtown Pawtucket. "The hearing process identified numerous ways to improve the legislation and lower public ...
Kevin McAleenan, President Trump's nominee to head U.S. Customs and Borders Protection, today received the backing of the Senate Finance Committee. "Mr. McAleenan is a well-qualified nominee, with the credentials and experience necessary to lead an agency as critical as CBP," Committee ...
Seven of the senators named sit on the Senate Finance Committee, including Hatch, who serves as the panel's chairman. Grassley is a former chairman of the finance panel. Michael Zona, Grassley's communications director, said that Grassley wanted to notify Trump that he would not be on the committee ...
The conferees include three leaders of relevant committees: Senate Finance Committee Orrin Hatch · Orrin Grant HatchMcConnell names Senate GOP tax conferees Ryan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018 Utah governor calls Bannon a 'bigot' after attacks on Romney MORE (R-Utah), Senate Budget ...
The conference committee will be led by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is expected to play a senior role. Democrats will serve on the conference committee, but they will be outnumbered by Republicans ...
Bill Daly, director of governmental affairs at the National Association of Bond Lawyers, has noted in a Bond Buyer article that with PAYGO, "it looks like the BAB program could be zeroed out." Or will it? Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch has claimed that "There hasn't been a single sequester ...
Senate Democrats on Friday successfully blocked a provision in the Republicans' sweeping tax bill designed to give a special tax break to a conservative college in Michigan. Democrats said the tax break was designed to help just one politically-connected school: Hillsdale College in southern Michigan.
Pat Toomey, a member on the Senate Finance Committee who has cut deals with Corker on the tax bill already, stood next to Corker, explaining something at length. At one point, the Senate's Parliamentarian came over and Corker used his hands to try to convey a point to her for several minutes.
King, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats, made a motion Thursday evening to recommit the tax bill to the Senate Finance Committee so lawmakers could craft a deficit-neutral measure that "does not bust the deficit." The nonpartisan Joint Committee on taxation estimated Thursday that the ...
The issue revealed itself Thursday around 4:30 p.m. ET as the chamber voted on a motion to send the bill back to the Senate Finance Committee, something Republican leaders most certainly did not want to do, but was a routine amendment vote. As the clock ticked on for roughly an hour, Corker and two ...
... by former Secretary Price -- that consumers need real access to health care, not just an insurance card. "I want to make sure as many people have affordable insurance as possible," he said. Azar will also appear before the Senate Finance Committee, which has yet to schedule his confirmation hearing.
On November 20, 2017, the Senate Finance Committee released the legislative text of its proposed version of the tax Cuts and jobs Act (the "Senate Finance Committee Bill"). The Senate Finance Committee Bill, like the version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by the House on November 16 (the ...
Orrin G. Hatch, Republican of Utah, who leads the Senate Finance Committee, said that there was a strong desire to get a bill passed by Friday and that additional changes would most likely be made on the Senate floor. Despite speculation that the House will face pressure to quickly vote upon whatever ...
The Senate's tax-writing committee this evening approved Republicans' sweeping plan to overhaul the tax code. The finance Committee voted along party lines, 14-12, to forward the proposal on to the full Senate. Approval came after four days of sometimes testy consideration, during which Republicans ...
The move by Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee upended the debate over the tax measure just as it was inching closer to passage following months of fine-tuning and compromise. It turned the debate into an angry partisan referendum on health care and President Barack Obama's signature ...
The bill set for introduction in the Senate Finance Committee includes seven income brackets, scuttling some of the simplicity that House drafters used to sell their bill, which reduced the number of brackets to four. It would keep the bottom tax bracket for individuals at 10 percent, which the House had raised ...
Former Sens. Jon Kyl of Arizona, right, and Max Baucus of Montana were among the finance Committee members who once debated whether to conduct committee business in plain English or legalese. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo). Niels Lesniewski · @nielslesniewski. Posted Nov 9, 2017 5:04 ...
Bill Nelson asked the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to broaden its ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of 14 ...
The Senate Finance Committee passed its own version of CHIP reauthorization last month, but that bill didn't include funding for community ...
Indeed, these aren't the senators who are privately lobbying the Senate Finance Committee to keep certain pet deductions. Corker stresses that ...
... House Ways & Means Committee, where he worked on health care extenders legislation for Republicans, to the Senate Finance Committee, ...
Local governments in energy-rich areas of New Mexico are losing millions of dollars in revenue because oil and gas companies aren't telling ...
"The Senate Finance Committee is busy working on tax reform for American families and job creators," said Julia Lawless. "It does not have ...
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady introduced the healthcare ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA)- Members of the Senate finance K-12 school Equity Committee are faced with the task of figuring out how to retain ...


 

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