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Tax Reform Clues Lie in Politics of House Health Bill

Economy / News March 22, 2017

The momentum toward a tax reform bill this summer could hinge on how successfully House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) is able to corral his caucus to support a health care bill.

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BPC Urges Congress to Pass Legislation to Reform Medicare and Extend Children’s Health Insurance

Health / Press Release March 25, 2015

The legislation would permanently replace Medicare’s SGR payment system, extend funding for CHIP, and implement structural reforms in Medicare.

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Paul Ryan rolls up his sleeves

Economy / News February 10, 2015

Nearly alone among big-name Republicans on Capitol Hill, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is concentrating this year on actual legislative progress.

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Ryan set for collision course with Obama

Economy / News November 20, 2014

Bill Hoagland of the Bipartisan Policy Center, who worked with Ryan as a Senate staffer, said he thought Ryan might concentrate on streamlining federal anti-poverty programs without cutting their funding.

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Paul Ryan Poised to Seize Ways and Means Prize

Economy / News October 28, 2014

For most members of Congress, the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee is the ultimate prize, a treasure trove of power and campaign cash cracked open after decades in the trenches.

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Transitioning from Volume to Value: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Care Delivery System Reform

Health / Research August 19, 2014

Health care providers seeking to improve population health are often penalized under the current fee-for-service payment structure.

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Tax Reform: Marginal Rates, Incentives, and More

Economy / Research February 28, 2014

While political disagreement remains over the level of revenue that the tax code should produce, leaders on both sides of the aisle have indicated support for tax reform that would broaden the tax base and reduce rates

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America in 25 years: Here’s what to expect

/ News February 27, 2014

A quarter century ago, America had a brand new income tax system and an emerging position as the world’s lone superpower. Whites dominated a political debate conducted on television, and baby boomers had just become 40-somethings. A quarter-century from now,…

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Tax plan could hit immigrants

/ News February 27, 2014

Rep. Dave Camp’s tax reform plan takes aim at a popular tax break that’s become a point of tension in the immigration debate.

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New blueprint for US tax reform from Dave Camp: a starting point

/ News February 26, 2014

For years, Democrats and Republicans have been urging an overhaul of the US tax code, and now, the first shoe has dropped. For the first time in 25 years, a top-to-bottom overhaul of America’s complex tax system has been drafted…

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