Eight Months, Eight Major Bipartisan Accomplishments
With 37 bipartisan bills advanced, the Finance Committee of the 114 th Congress has worked to restore regular order, enhance the committee process and give members on both sides of the aisle more say in the legislative process. The result: The Committee has pushed through more legislation in eight months than any single Congress since 1980.
In fact, more bills have been reported out of the Committee the first half of this year than the previous four Congresses combined. And they’ve been focused on a pro-growth agenda aimed to break down trade barriers, enhance job creation and promote American innovation – all on a bipartisan basis. Read more about the Finance Committee's Bipartisan Accomplishments here .
Hatch, Wyden Welcome
Reports from Bipartisan Tax Working Groups
Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) welcomed reports from the Committee’s five bipartisan tax working groups. The working groups were formed in January to offer policy options and recommendations for the Committee to consider as part of comprehensive tax reform.
Read more about the bipartisan tax working groups’ reports here .
A Robust Trade Agenda To Move America Forward
Sought by Republican and Democrat Administrations for decades, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) has been essential to negotiating and implementing high-standard trade agreements which have benefited American workers, farmers, ranchers, and businesses with higher paying jobs, greater economic opportunity, and increased access for American products in international markets.
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