WASHINGTON -- Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) sent scathing letters to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and the central bank's top independent investigator on Wednesday, demanding information about a secret investigation...Show More Summary
The Department of Homeland Security didn’t shut down, but… fallout remains over the President Obama’s executive orders on immigration and their effect on low-income tax breaks. Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch wants the Administration to say how many immigrants protected from deportation would receive Social Security numbers. Show More Summary
The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on Tax Complexity, Compliance, and Administration: The Merits of Simplification in Tax Reform (links to statements and testimony below): Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Statement Ron Wyden (D-OR), Statement Carol Markman (CPA & Tax Director, EP Caine & Associates), Testimony Mihir Desai (Professor, Harvard...
Utah Senator Republican Orrin Hatch just announced that fast track trade legislation won't be introduced until April. Thanks to the objections of Senator Ron Wyden, the effort to fast track fast track has been put on hold. Fast track...Show More Summary
Representative Doug Collins has introduced a bill with Senator Orrin Hatch to “to apply free market principles to music licensing and ensure songwriters are fairly compensated for their work.” The “Songwriter Equity Act of 2015” would...Show More Summary
Letter From Orrin G. Hatch (Chair, Senate Finance Committee) & Paul Ryan (Chair, House Ways & Means Committee) to John Koskinen (Commissioner, IRS) (Mar. 4, 2015): As Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Finance and House Committee on Ways and Means, we have the obligation to conduct oversight of the...
Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank you… (APPLAUSE) … Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Pro Tem Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Minority — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Show More Summary
The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on Fairness in Taxation (links to statements and testimony below): Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Statement Ron Wyden (D-OR), Statement Lawrence Lindsey (Lindsey Group), Growth, Fairness, and Economic Well Being Deroy Murdock (Fox News), Testimony Heather Boushey (Washington Center for Equitable Growth), Taxation and...
Sen. Orrin Hatch does not seem to be aboard the MarcoTedRand bandwagon. Q: You have three Senate colleagues running for president — Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz. Would all three be outstanding presidents who you’d be delighted to be your party’s nominee? That's either the softest softball question ever lobbed at Sen. Show More Summary
Nope. Orrin Hatch still doesn't have a plan. Three Republican senators, Lamar Alexander (TN), John Barrasso (WY) and Orrin Hatch (UT) kick off this week in which the Supreme Court will decide whether to strip health insurance subsidies...Show More Summary
“I don’t think that senators have much chance of running for president. The reason is, if they’re doing their job, they can’t run. If they don’t do their job, then that’ll be used against them. ” — Sen. Orrin Hatch [...] The post Quote of the Day appeared first on Political Wire.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Loretta Lynch as attorney general on Thursday, in a vote of 12 to 8. Republicans Orrin Hatch (UT), Jeff Flake (AZ) and Lindsey Graham (SC) joined all Democrats in advancing the nomination. Show More Summary
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday on Tax Reform, Growth and Efficiency: Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Ron Wyden (D-OR) Michael Boskin (Stanford) John Diamond (Rice) Laura Tyson (UC-Berkeley) Jane Gravelle (Congressional Research Service) In connection with the hearing, the Joint Committee on Taxation released Economic Growth And Tax Policy...
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday tried to argue that something he wrote in 2010 does not undercut the premise of the anti-Obamacare lawsuit that the Supreme Court will hear next week. It was not a particularly convincing effort. Yes, we’re back to talking about King v. Show More Summary
The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on Getting to Yes on Tax Reform: What Lessons Can Congress Learn from the Tax Reform Act of 1986?: Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Ron Wyden (D-OR) Bob Packwood (Former Chair, Senate Finance Cmmittee) Bill Bradley (Former Member, Ways & Means Committee) Press and...
Sen Orrin Hatch (R-UT): The Republican face of health insurance reform. This past week, the House of Representatives voted for the 56th time to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Not because they have any hope it will pass the Senate—much...Show More Summary
An Obamacare replacement? Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch, House Energy and Commerce chair Fred Upton, and GOP Senator Richard Burr have released their health reform plan, called the Patient CARE Act. The proposal, similar...Show More Summary
Three Republican Congressmen—Senator Orrin Hatch, chair of the Finance Committee; Representative Fred Upton, chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee; and Senator Richard Burr, member of the Finance and Health committees—have proposed an alternative to the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary
The GOP’s Orrin Hatch problem by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 Did the 2014 midterms really happen? Less than three months after a red tide rolled over the country, the Senate Republican Rollover Caucus is back to its default position in Washington, D.C.: Hands up, bow down. Last week, senior GOP supplicant Sen. Orrin […]
Remember how Sen. Orrin Hatch is part of a Republican working group of senators supposedly coming up with some kind of Obamacare replacement plan? Here's how seriously he's taking that role. On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell testified at a Senate hearing, and had this exchange with Hatch. Ms. Show More Summary