THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT
“The House will vote this week to deliver a win for the American people.” - Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
Stuff you should know
How does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) help communities across the country? Here is what an average family of four can expect in parts of the country whose representatives you probably haven’t heard much from on the bill.
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Rep. Tom O’Halleran
Rep. Collin Peterson
‘Today, the Senate Finance Committee began its markup of the tax reform proposal released last week. Under the leadership of Chairman Hatch, the Committee will consider this plan that has really been many years and dozens of hearings in the making. The Finance Committee’s tax plan will help hardworking Americans keep more of their own money. It will help create more jobs here at home. And it will help increase opportunities for the middle class.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding...
‘The Senate will continue its progress confirming the president’s nominees. Last week, we confirmed multiple nominees to a number of federal agencies. Soon, they’ll get on the job for our country.’
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the need to confirm more of the president’s nominees:
“The Senate will continue its progress confirming the president’s nominees. Last week, we confirmed multiple nominees to a number of federal agencies. Soon, they’ll get on the job for our country.
“This week, we’ll...
WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox News Channel's Fox & Friends this weekend ahead of the House's vote this week on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and announced we will whip the bill on Monday night.
Click here or on the image above to watch the full interview.
On the House's plans to vote on the bill this week:
"This is a really exciting week for the House and for the country. We passed our bill out of committee on Thursday, so Chairman Kevin Brady in the Ways and Means Committee did a great job of bringing a...
WEEK OF NOVEMBER 13TH
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
1) H.R. 3973 - Market Data Protection Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Warren Davidson / Financial Services Committee) 2) H.R. 2331 - Connected Government Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Robin Kelly / Oversight and Government Reform Committee) 3) H.R. 3071 - Federal Acquisition Savings Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by...
Today is a special day. Veterans Day is set aside to thank and honor all those who served honorably in our military – whether in wartime or in peace. The history of Veterans Day goes back nearly 100 years, but it was first recognized as a national holiday in the 1950s.
It is largely intended to thank living veterans for their service. And so we ought to set aside some quiet moments of reflection today for those brave men and women – and their families – who are currently serving our country overseas.
Today we also pause to remember the brave men, women, and their families, that have given...
The Weekly Dispatch
This month, Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers took the message of how tax reform will help everyday Americans to North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Watch a video about the Faces of Tax Reform Tour with Members who represent those districts.
House Passes the Save Local Businesses Act, Rolling Back the Obama Administration's Joint Employer Rule
This week, the House passed H.R. 3441, the Save...
BREAKING: The Committee voted to accept Chairman Brady’s amendment and favorably report the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act out of Committee.
H.R. 3441 - Save Local Business Act Sponsored by Rep. Bradley Byrne Passage Vote Count Rep: 234-0 Dem: 8-181 Final Vote: 242-181 Summary: Reaffirms that two or more employers must have “actual, direct, and immediate” control over employees to be considered joint employers under the National...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) released the following letter today announcing that he will not seek re-election in 2018:
When I first decided to run for Congress there were several things I wanted to achieve for the Commonwealth of Virginia and our nation. I had a strong passion for public service, a love of the law and the judicial system, and a deep appreciation for the people who call western and central Virginia home. These passions led me to serve on the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees throughout my time in the House, and have shaped my work...
Rep. Black Fights for Adoption Tax Credit
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement after the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:
“This is an historic day, not only for the Ways and Means Committee, but for the American people. We promised a fairer, flatter and simpler tax code, giving middle income families much needed relief from our current code, and we did just that. For my home state of Tennessee, this will create roughly 20,000 new jobs and will allow families to keep $2,200 after-tax income....