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  • President Donald Trump and Republican leaders launched an urgent effort to get a major legislative win this year, announcing a long-awaited tax plan that will immediately set off a fight over how much top earners should pay. The framework proposes cutting the top...
  • An effort by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) to revive reform legislation that had failed in late July ultimately went down without even a vote on the Senate floor last week. Several Republican senators objected to the legislation for a wide...
  • We welcome autumn in the usual fashion–waiting on Congress to act on a number of important issues. We’ve all watched as the high-level issues such as health care repeal and reform as well as tax reform top the headlines, but there are other key issues that demand their...
  • As the tax reform debate approaches, DTA is highlighting the issues being considered, along with the views on the subject of tax reform as the implications of its enactment are immense for businesses in the U.S. DTA will continue to push for inclusion of repeal of the...
  • The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee has set a series of hearings to gather input from state insurance commissioners and governors, according to a joint statement from Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA). The...
  • House Republican leaders told lawmakers to expect a full September, beginning with action on an eight-bill appropriations omnibus to fund the government and a fiscal 2018 budget aimed at laying the groundwork for a tax code overhaul. The schedule, laid out by House...