House Passes Tax Extenders Package

December 4, 2014 NFCH-14-11   Yesterday, the House overwhelmingly approved a one-year tax extenders package (applies to calendar year 2014 only) that would revive over 50 expired tax incentives by a vote of 378 – 46. The extender’s package includes…
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Tax Extenders Bill Hits a Road Block

Threat of presidential veto makes imminent passage of tax extender bill unlikely. December 2, 2014 Information provided by NACS WASHINGTON – Last week, it appeared that Congress was actually going to move forward on a package of tax extenders during…
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New Ozone Standards Proposed

EPA very much prefers to announce controversial decisions immediately preceding a federal holiday.  It is likely they do it intentionally to limit negative press. Most of the Washington establishment (i.e. trade associations, lobbyists, reporters, and Members of Congress) are winding…
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Keystone XL Pipeline Falls One Vote Short in Senate

Following last Friday’s House passage of H.R. 5682 which would approve the Keystone XL pipeline, the Senate considered an identical bill (S. 2280) yesterday. Unfortunately, the Senate fell one vote short of the necessary 60 votes to approve the pipeline.…
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