Posts Tagged ‘House Ways and Means Committee’

Congress Back in Sesh

HR 2267 in gear but waiting for 2268, election and lame ducks

by , Sep 14, 2010 | 7:00 am

(WASHINGTON DC) Both the House and Senate reconvened yesterday on a crisp bright fallish day in the Beltway.  After a summertime recess spent allowing members to return to their home districts, it’s time for Reps and Senators to get back to doing all the things they do in the *public eye* — and that doesn’t mean just appearing on Jay Leno.  

This will be the first opportunity for HR 2267 to take those *many* next steps on the legislative grind  to Obama’s “final table” since it passed through House Financial Services committee over six (!) weeks ago. It is also the last window for anything to happen before the November election; however, this window will close on October 8. That’s about 20 days from now, folks.

So what’s going to be happening, if anything?

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McDermott Bill to Get Full Committee Hearing Today

by , May 19, 2010 | 5:46 am

Just a quick note that the House Ways and Means Committee has a hearing this morning at 9:30am ET today regarding legislation from Jim McDermott (D-WA) HR 4976.

The hearing is on “TAX PROPOSALS RELATED TO LEGISLATION TO LEGALIZE INTERNET GAMBLING”.

Watch the hearing here.

The witness list and other details can be found here.