|Senator Mike Johanns (R-NE)|
Friday, November 26, 2010
An amendment to the food-safety bill introduced by Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., would repeal a provision in the health care reform law requiring businesses to report to the Internal Revenue Service any purchases from a single company totaling $600 or more annually.
The vote, scheduled for Monday November 29th, would repeal a change in tax reporting requirements hidden within the health care law. Even Obama has conceded that the provision is onerous on small businesses and warrants adjustment.
“I think the momentum is there,” Johanns said. “I don’t think anyone is trying to defend why this [provision] needs to be there.” Read More
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
|By NJECPAC Government Affairs |
Director Joseph Hovanec Jr.
But Congress in the lame duck session is still led by Nancy Pelosi, who in lockstep with Harry Reid hasn’t taken any action to stop the coming tax hike, preferring instead to devote the lame duck session to less pressing issues like the DREAM Act immigration amnesty and Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.