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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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