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...
US Senator Orrin Hatch claims that the US state of Utah's decision to bring back executions by firing squads may be more merciful than the controversial use of lethal injections.
The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on Protecting Taxpayers from Schemes and Scams During the 2015 Tax Filing Season (links to statements and testimony below): Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Statement Ron Wyden (D-OR), Statement Caroline Ciraolo (Acting Assistant Attorney General, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice), Testimony Timothy Camus...
On the Hill: Taxpayer protection sought, tax reform input needed. The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on protecting taxpayers from scams during the current tax filing season. Yesterday, panel Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking...Show More Summary
Senate Finance Committee Press Release, Hatch, Wyden Launch New Effort to Seek Input on Bipartisan Tax Reform: Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) today announced a bipartisan effort to begin soliciting ideas from interested members of the public and stakeholders on how best to...
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R., Utah) has asked the Federal Reserve to release more information about its internal investigation of an alleged information leak in 2012.
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...
Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Orrin Hatch are now in a stand-off over a bill that would put secretive trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement on the Fast Track to passage through Congress. The White House meanwhile,Show More Summary
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
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