Keith Hall Named New CBO Director, Replacing Elmendorf
Keith Hall, chief economist of the International Trade Commission, will start his four-year term on April 1.
SIFMA Blasts Proposed Financial Transaction Tax
SIFMA is criticizing Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s just-released tax reform plan, which calls for a financial transaction tax.
IAA’s Tittsworth Receives Fiduciary of the Year Award
“We are fortunate to have David on our side in the debate,” said Ron Rhoades, chairman of the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard.
Ryan Budget Seeks to ‘Tighten’ SEC’s Belt
But SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White told lawmakers the same day that there was "an immediate and pressing need" for more funding for advisor exams.
IAA’s Tittsworth to Step Down
Providing a year’s notice will give “ample opportunity for the IAA Board ... to identify my successor,” David Tittsworth said.
Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.
New Hire Roundup: Carasso Joins Senate Finance Committee Staff
Among this week's new hires, Adam Carasso joined the Senate Finance staff, and the IPA welcomed a new chairman and six new board members.
President Romney’s Cabinet: Who Would He Choose?
If Gov. Romney wins the election, his Cabinet will take a very different direction on economic policy than Obama’s. Here are some of the choices to head those key posts.
Ryan Warns of Obama Tax-and-Spend ‘Path to Debt and Decline’
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan slammed President Obama’s policy at a ‘Tax Policies for 4% Growth’ conference sponsored by the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
George Bush, Chris Christie Talk Taxes at New York Forum
Former President George W. Bush and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey targeted President Barack Obama’s current fiscal policy at a day of Republican tax and budget talks in New York.