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Ways and Means Dems 7h
Who are some of the Republican tax law’s biggest beneficiaries? Americans earning more than $1 million a year, not the middle class.
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Ways and Means Dems 8h
Ways & Means member led a bipartisan letter to IRS Acting Commissioner Kautter seeking answers to questions surrounding the agency’s systems crash that occurred last week on Tax Day. Read more here:
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Ways and Means Dems 8h
“The 4 Biggest Banks Have Already Made $2.3 Billion Off Trump’s Tax Law”
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Ways and Means Dems 9h
Republicans promised that their tax law would simplify the tax code, but in reality it’s left the vast majority of small business owners confused.
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Ways and Means Dems 10h
“Republicans gleefully pour gasoline on the country’s fiscal fire”
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Steny Hoyer 12h
Last week, Republicans invited small business owners & experts to a hearing & asked how the was helping business. The hearing didn’t go as planned. Small business owners are not seeing the benefits the GOP promised:
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Ways and Means Dems 11h
This, ladies and gentlemen, is the Republican tax law paying off for scandal-plagued big bank executives:
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Ways and Means Dems 11h
The 12 percent average price increase of prescription drugs each year outpaces U.S. economic growth. That’s not sustainable.
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Ways and Means Dems 11h
“The Republican plan for family leave would destroy your Social Security benefits”
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Bill Pascrell, Jr. 12h
The will lavish $17B in tax breaks for millionaires. Who’s paying for them? The rest of us.
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House Budget Dems 12h
The White House claimed the would benefit working families. The reality is that while most workers report seeing no pay increase, big banks are posting record profits.
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Ways and Means Dems 12h
In Nevada and states across the country, people are worried about premium increases due to the Trump Administration’s proposal to allow Americans to buy short-term, junk health insurance plans that don’t cover pre-existing conditions.
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Ways and Means Dems 13h
“With its 2018 tax cut, Wells Fargo could pay its $1 billion fine 3 times and still have cash to spare” Meanwhile, the majority of hardworking Americans aren’t seeing an increase in their paychecks.
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Rep. John Larson 13h
Social Security is the bedrock program that millions of seniors rely on. For two-thirds of beneficiaries, it is the majority of their income. Read more on my plan to expand benefits and keep SS strong for generations to come:
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Ways and Means Dems 13h
The Republican tax law gave huge benefits to corporations, yet big businesses continue to lay off workers.
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Ways and Means Dems 14h
Republicans created a new deduction in their tax law that gives $17.4 BILLION to millionaires this year. Why in the world was that their priority?
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Sandy Levin 14h
provision on pass-through income another huge handout to the very wealthy. New analysis confirms those w/ income over $1 million get 44% of the benefit in 2018, rising to over 50% in 2024, while those earning under $75,000 get less than 5%.
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Ways and Means Dems 14h
Do you care about the federal government’s fiscal responsibility? As this chart shows, budget deficits have shrunk under Democratic presidents, while they have mostly increased under Republican presidents.
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Ways and Means Dems 16h
“The Trump administration’s proposed cheaper short-term plans may not provide adequate coverage and would trigger an increase in the number of uninsured and under-insured Americans”
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Lloyd Doggett 17h
Since 2006, the average cost for a year of medication for someone with a chronic disease has more than doubled to over $11,000. Americans deserve to lower prescription drug prices.
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