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Washington Tax Insight September 2018

Politics and Congressional Activity Congressional activity has slowed in the month of August with both the House and Senate taking a recess, although the Senate recess was shortened to one week.  Key legislative issues, including the FY 2019 appropriations bills, must be dealt with in September, but the upcoming mid-term elections will be the primary focus in Washington this fall with the possibility that Republicans could lose the majority in […]

September 11, 2018

Washington Tax Insight August 2018

Politics and Congressional Activity The House has adjourned for the summer and will return to work on September 4th.  The Senate will work for most of the month of August, with only a one-week break August 6-10th. In July, work continued in both the House and Senate on appropriations bills for FY 2019, which starts October 1, 2018.  Congressional leadership would like to avoid an omnibus spending bill at the […]

August 6, 2018

Washington Tax Insight July 2018

Politics and Congressional Activity The announcement by Supreme Court Justice Kennedy that he will retire from the Court as of July 31st will have a significant impact on the agenda for Congress this fall leading up the mid-term elections.  Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) has already indicated that the Senate will move quickly to consider the nominee from the White House resisting calls from Democrats to defer consideration of the […]

July 9, 2018