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  Democrats Stand Up to House GOP Senate Democrats have stood up to the constant assault on the environment a bit and told the House GOP to “stop polluting [a] middle-class tax bill with poison pills,” as Brad Johnson of Think Progress writes. “Instead of finding commonsense solutions, [...]
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Instead Of Tax Cut, House GOP ‘Committed’ To Putting Coal Pollution In America’s Christmas Stockings

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

The payroll tax bill sent by House Republicans to the U.S. Senate included two polluter poison pills, the Keystone XL provision for the oil industry and Boiler MACT language to protect toxic coal pollution. In an underreported move,... Read Post

Senate Dems Tell House GOP To Stop Polluting Middle-Class Tax Bill With Poison Pills

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

In December, House Republicans attached poisonous riders on the Keystone XL pipeline and mercury-pollution rules to a tax-cut bill for working families. Senate Democrats killed the mercury rider, which would have blocked the so-call... Read Post

Senate Dems Introduce Millionaires Tax To Prevent Middle Class Tax Hike; GOP Calls It A Stunt

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

Senate Democrats introduced a bill to extend and expand the payroll tax cut today, paying for it with a 3.25 percent surtax on incomes over than $1 million. The measure, introduced by Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), would lower the employer ... Read Post


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