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October 9, 2015

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October 9, 2015

House GOP leadership election postponed as McCarthy withdraws from speaker’s race: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy stunned his Republican colleagues by announcing just before the party’s internal vote to nominate a candidate for speaker that he was withdrawing from the race, prompting current Speaker John Boehner to postpone the GOP leadership election until further notice.

Schumer downplays prospects for international tax reform-highway deal; Ryan eyes Senate transportation offsets: Talks continued between House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Senate Finance Committee member Charles Schumer on a possible deal to pay for a six-year highway spending bill using certain one-time revenue from international tax reform; but Schumer indicated that prospects for an agreement appear dim and Ryan reportedly is now considering a bill that incorporates Senate-approved pay-fors to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent.


October 6, 2015 - Special Edition
OECD releases final BEPS reports

October 2, 2015
International tax reform-highway package hits pothole

September 25, 2015
Senate set to move government funding bill with extension of Internet tax moratorium

September 18, 2015
House taxwriters OK new tranche of permanent extenders provisions

September 11, 2015
New Highway Trust Fund revenue estimate presents possible speed bump for international tax reform

September 8, 2015 - Special Edition
End of recess starts countdown for action on highways, international tax reform

August 7, 2015
As Congress goes quiet, lawmakers face fall debates on highways, international tax reform

July 31, 2015
Boustany-Neal ‘innovation box’ proposal sets up fall debate on international tax reform

July 29, 2015 - Special Edition
Boustany, Neal release ‘innovation box’ discussion draft for public comment

July 24, 2015
Senate reaches for long-term Highway Trust Fund bill as House stands by five-month patch

July 17, 2015
House OKs short-term highway patch with tax compliance offsets; Senate leaders mull multi-year package

July 10, 2015
Finance Committee tax reform working groups show their work

June 26, 2015
Consensus on long-term funding source for highways remains elusive

June 19, 2015
No consensus on highway funding sources at Ways and Means, Finance hearings

June 12, 2015
McConnell rules out comprehensive reform this year as lawmakers float international-only proposals

June 5, 2015
Hatch eyes end-of-June deadline for tax reform working groups

May 22, 2015
House OKs permanent research credit; Obama administration threatens veto

May 15, 2015
Some new details, but little clarity, on prospects for tax reform working groups, offsets for highway funding

May 8, 2015
Senate approves budget conference report

May 1, 2015
Budget conference report passes House

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