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Official twitter account for Ways & Means – senior committee with jurisdiction over health care, trade, taxes, and Social Security. Chaired by .
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Ways & Means Committee 6h
Spouses are selling wedding rings to pay their bills. Homeless shelters can’t access the grants they need to keep the lights on. More than 40k service members aren’t getting paid. Enough.
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Ways & Means Committee 11h
It’s been 30 days of the and our economy is paying a serious price. Here’s a real-time look:
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 19
. spent most of 2018 advancing a that’s bad for workers, the middle-class, and our economy. Dems are now in control of the House - and we’re fighting back:
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 18
January 2019: Mnuchin refuses to appear before Congress to answer questions about the January 2017:
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 18
Democrats have asked the Trump Administration to delay lifting sanctions on Russian Oligarch Oleg Deripaska. This request must be answered.
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 18
Update: House Democrats have voted NINE times to reopen the government. Republicans? 0.
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 17
Unemployment Insurance benefits are a lifeline & could help furloughed federal workers who are struggling because of the . But is failing to provide updated guidance to states that would help these employees. It’s unacceptable. Details:
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 17
Replying to @WaysMeansCmte
2/2 Ripping away people’s health coverage is disgraceful. And doing it during a self-imposed is even worse.
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 17
1/2 Once again, the is sabotaging the American healthcare system. Today they released a plan that would raise premiums by over $180 million each year, reduce enrollment by 400,000 in the next 4 years & lower federal tax assistance by $900 million by 2020.
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 17
: advance a that allows corporate America to reap record profits while the rest of the country is left behind. House Dems: raise the minimum wage and give hard-working families the financial peace of mind they deserve.
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Earl Blumenauer Jan 16
More than 9500 federal employees in OR haven't received paychecks since the shutdown, and now many are turning to food stamps, food banks, and/or unemployment claims to make ends meet. The has gone on too long.
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 17
Thousands of service members aren’t getting paid. Homeless shelters aren’t able to access grants needed to keep the lights on. Healthcare premiums are expected to soar this month. needs to end this game of chicken. Real lives are on the line.
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Rep. Dan Kildee Jan 16
800,000 hardworking public servants—Border Patrol agents, the Coast Guard, TSA agents, air traffic controllers—have worked without pay for nearly a month because refuses to support bills have already passed to reopen government.
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 16
Instead of helping out hard-working families, passed a that enabled corporations to reap record profits and left hard-working Americans in the dust. House Dems have a new plan that puts workers first:
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Rep. Brad Schneider Jan 15
Flying to Washington yesterday I met a TSA agent working without pay because of shutdown. She is a single mother raising a 15 year-old daughter, & her family is struggling to make ends meet without her paycheck.
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 16
.' plan: raise the minimum wage and look out for hard-working Americans. ’s plan:
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 16
The could mean bad news for your health care coverage - including rising premium costs this month. Chairman is standing with other healthcare leaders in Congress to demand answers from .
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Ways & Means Committee Jan 16
You know it’s bad when top Trump advisers are condemning this and its effects on our economy. needs to re-open the government and stop this decline before it’s too late.
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Rep. Steven Horsford Jan 15
Thanks to the shutdown, there could be trouble on TaxDay – and IRS and Treasury are failing to provide guidance on how they’ll help Americans navigate the chaos. I’m working to and ensure Nevada families get the tax refunds they rely on.
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Linda T. Sánchez Jan 14
provides families who are down on their luck with the tools they need to break the cycle of poverty. I'm proud to see it pass the House with bipartisan support.
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