Latest United States Senate Committee on Finance Stories

2009-07-15 12:07:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steele will outline a unifying set of core Republican principles for health care reform, spelling out what Republicans are for and what they are against while seeking to correct common myths about what President Obama claims his health care plan would do for ordinary Americans.

2009-07-09 15:47:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that it has filed comments strongly opposing a Senate Finance Committee staff draft of legislation that if enacted would specifically target the pulp and paper industry for repeal of a vital tax credit. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The tax credit in question gives users a tax credit for the use of the alternative fuel when it is mixed with very small amounts of...

2009-07-06 10:20:37


2009-06-07 06:40:00

Congress is planning to make sweeping changes in the US healthcare system that would mandate individuals and businesses to purchase health insurance, according to a draft Senate bill.

2009-06-03 12:55:52

According to senators who met with him on Tuesday, President Barack Obama left the door open to taxing health care benefits, something he campaigned hard against while running for president.

2009-05-22 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Helen Darling, President of the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), issued the following statement.

2009-05-21 15:30:00

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) said projections of significant increases in medical costs are driving legislators to reach an agreement on a major healthcare overhaul to extend coverage to all Americans.

2009-05-14 16:34:00

Oregon Leader Stresses Jobs and Funding During Candid Conversation WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.