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February 17, 2017

  • Concerns about border-adjustment tax mounting among congressional Republicans: Several Republican lawmakers on both sides of the Capitol weighed in with reservations about the border-adjustment tax proposed in the House GOP tax reform blueprint even as Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Speaker Paul Ryan continued their full-throttle efforts to build support for the proposal.
  • House Republicans release paper describing elements of PPACA repeal-and-replace plan: House Republican leadership released a “policy brief” outlining elements of a possible repeal-and-replacement package for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.
  • Cabinet confirmation update: Senate confirms Mnuchin, Mulvaney: The Senate voted to confirm Steven Mnuchin to serve as President Trump’s Treasury secretary and South Carolina Republican Rep. Mick Mulvaney to head the White House Office of Management and Budget.
  • Bishop joins Ways and Means Committee: The House Republican Conference officially ratified the nomination of Michigan Rep. Mike Bishop to serve on the Ways and Means Committee.
February 17, 2017

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February 10, 2017
Brady doubles down on border-adjustment tax; White House promises tax reform ‘outline’

February 3, 2017
Senate GOP taxwriters weigh in on border adjustability, promise separate path for tax reform

January 27, 2017
Ryan, Brady ramp up calls for border adjustability, but Trump’s position remains unclear

January 20, 2017
Daylight emerges between Trump, congressional Republican leaders on tax reform, PPACA replacement

January 13, 2017
Congress approves budget plan unlocking fast-track process to pare back PPACA

January 6, 2017
Senate kicks off Affordable Care Act repeal process

December 9, 2016
Short-term spending bill clears House, path forward in Senate unclear

December 2, 2016
Trump’s tax agenda reflected in Treasury, HHS cabinet picks

November 18, 2016
Brady talks tax reform as lawmakers return for lame duck

September 30, 2016
Prospects for lame duck extenders action unclear as Congress adjourns for elections

September 23, 2016
Clinton proposes bigger tax hike on wealthiest estates; Trump campaign offers new details on passthrough rate

September 16, 2016
Trump unveils recalibrated tax plan

September 9, 2016
Lawmakers eye light tax agenda for September

September 6, 2016 - Special Edition
Contours of Trump, Clinton tax plans emerge as general election campaign unfolds

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