Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) Question: Who do you even root for in a battle of ideas between Republican senators like John Cornyn and Orrin Hatch and Republican presidential candidates like Rand Paul and Ted Cruz? (The latter are also senators,...Show More Summary
The "fast track" trade bill introduced last week by Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has a number of problems. It sets aside Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution and essentially pre-approves the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) before the public and most of Congress even sees it. Show More Summary
To those worried by the prospect that the Supreme Court could rule against Obama in Halbig, I said in February: [B]e of good cheer. Winning or losing that case won’t matter, it now appears — because, as Orrin Hatch recently made clear, Republicans are going to cave immediately if we win the case: Hatch said […]
The Senate voted 56-43 Thursday, finally, to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general, with eight Republicans voting to confirm her. Five had already committed themselves to support her: Republicans Orrin Hatch (UT), Jeff Flake (AZ),...Show More Summary
The Senate Finance Committee yesterday passed Trade Promotion Authority legislation by a vote of 20-6. Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said the action “marks a pivotal moment for international trade policy and reflects years of...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- A new trade bill from Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is notable in part for what it doesn't do: close an exception that allows the U.S. to import some goods produced by forced or child labor. The Senate...Show More Summary
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has already developed an Obamacare "replacement" plan that replaces the individual mandate with, well, a mandate. Now Hatch has another brilliant idea: replace the tax credits people get which subsidizes the purchase...Show More Summary
The eyes of the international trade community are fixed on Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), upon whom responsibility for crafting bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation has fallen. At last report, Senate...Show More Summary
RELEASE: Sony Pictures worked behind the scenes to push the #TPP with Michael Froman, the US Trade Representative. https://t.co/0i7yhuWCM8 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) April 16, 2015 Senators Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden along with House Ways...Show More Summary
Do you Read In? Sign up today and get all the news you need delivered right to your inbox! Top News -- Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced fast-track trade legislation that would limit Congress to a simple up-or-down vote on any trade deal without being able to amend the deal's terms. […]
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With today’s introduction of Trade Promotion Authority legislation, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Senate Finance Committee Ranking MemberRead the Rest...
Daniel J. Ikenson The eyes of the international trade community are fixed on Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), upon whom responsibility for crafting bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation has fallen. At...Show More Summary
Mitch McConnell is an unreconstructed Confederate shitbird: Lynch has public support from five Senate Republicans: Orrin Hatch of Utah, Jeff Flake of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Susan Collins of Maine and Mark Kirk of Illinois. With support from all Senate Democrats, that would give Lynch 51 votes, enough to be confirmed. But her [Read more...]
Paul Ryan and Orrin Hatch want businesses to share ideas on tax treatment of “pass-throughs.” As owners of pass-through businesses such as partnerships and sole proprietorships, millions of business owners pay their firms’ income taxes through the individual code. Show More Summary
Letter From Orrin Hatch (Chair, Senate Finance Committee) to John Koskinen (Commissioner, IRS) (Apr. 13, 2015): At a recent Senate Finance Committee hearing, I noted the long, historic relationship of the Internal Revenue Service and the Senate Finance Committee. The challenges of the IRS in the coming years will be...
Orrin Hatch, mandater. The most serious Republican alternative to Obamacare yet floated comes from Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Richard Burr (R-NC) and Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), and it's pretty much a rehash of a plan they cobbled together a year ago, that didn't go anywhere. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- It's going to be a squeaker of a vote for U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, whenever the Senate finally votes to confirm her. There are only four GOP senators publicly supporting Lynch: Orrin Hatch (Utah), Lindsey Graham (S.C.), Jeff Flake (Ariz.) and Susan Collins (Maine). Show More Summary
Following up on my previous post, President Obama Is 'Very Interested' in Raising Taxes Through 'Executive Action': House Ways & Means Committee Chair Paul Ryan and Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch yesterday sent this joint letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew "urging the Administration to tackle unfavorable provisions in...
The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on Building a Competitive U.S. International Tax System (links to statements and testimony below): Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Statement Ron Wyden (D-OR), Statement Rosanne Altshuler (Professor of Economics and Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Rutgers University), Testimony Pamela F. Olson (U.S. Deputy...