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Daily Archives: December 20th, 2011

House Republicans formally block payroll tax break “compromise” bill from consideration

Excerpt: As expected, in a series of votes earlier today, House Republicans formally blocked legislation overwhelmingly approved by the U.S. Senate a few days ago that would temporarily extend the one-year payroll tax break enacted by Congress last year (S. Amdt. 1465 to H.R. 3630) for another two months. The House’s action threatens the compromise on […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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