If you don't show up for this meeting, some people (I'm not saying me, personally) might think this type of avoidance behavior
The cost of higher education has reached the point where the House Ways and Means Committee had hearings in September of 2016 about the uses of college endowments. During the hearing Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.), chairman of the Ways and Means Oversight committee, asked whether the tax code should be used to encourage people to donate money specifically for scholarships at universities.
Outside spending by 501(c) organizations continues to break records in the 2016 presidential election, totaling about three times more than at a comparable point in the record-setting 2012 elections.
Of course they do.
Without a single Committee Democrat voicing support, the House Education and the Workforce Committee reported out two bills that purport to require all financial professionals to act in the best interests of their customers when providing retirement investment advice.
Most Democrats appear to see through the industry's cynical ploy and fully understand that it is spending these vast sums out of pure self-interest, not out of genuine concern for low- and moderate-income families. However, some Democrats want to stop the rulemaking.
"Our fight to stop this bad deal, frankly, is just beginning," John Boehner says.
"I may lose. It's a long-shot."
From there, Cardin made no noticeable effort to gather co-sponsors or publicize the legislation. Rather, he, along with Sen
A little-noticed clause in the comprehensive free trade bill currently being debated by Congress would turn the United States into an open defender of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, turning almost 50 years of U.S. policy on its head.