Why Washington Remains Graveyard of Bipartisan Dreams: News Analysis
Despite the pious talk of deficit-cutting centrists about the need to stop kicking the can down the road, a grand compromise will likely elude us until a leader emerges, Democrat or Republican, who can win over a large majority of the public to his vision of our society.
CFTC's Hatfield Speaks to SFPs, Reauthorization, Trade Tax
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--A member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission addressed the futures and derivatives committee of the New York City Bar Association, reporting progress...
Tax Panel to Present Options to Bush by November 1
Former Senator John Breaux (D-Louisiana), who co-chairs President Bush's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform, told a group of insurance executives in Washington October 11 that Social Security reform is off the table for this year but that the tax panel will present its recommendations to Bush on how to...
Tax Panel Postpones Meetings
The Federal Tax Reform Panel has postponed both of its public meetings, one scheduled for September 8 and another on September 15, partly to allow the Treasury Department to focus on tax relief measures for victims of hurricane Katrina. Former Senator John Breaux (R-Louisiana), vice chairman of the tax reform...
Deadline Extended for Tax Reform Panel; New GOP Social Security Initiative
Presidential panel now has until September 30 for report; proposal would fund personal accounts