How The GOP Lost Its Nerve On Tax Reform

By BRIAN FALER, RACHAEL BADE, KELSEY SNELL and LAUREN FRENCH | 12/5/13 5:03 AM EST The email blasting Rep. Dave Camp’s tax plan as “disastrous” arrived two days before a pivotal meeting between House Republican leaders and their chief tax writer. Read more here.

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Max Baucus Starts Tax Debate With Draft Proposals

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus on Tuesday issued long-awaited proposals to revamp how multinational companies are taxed on foreign profits, igniting a fiery debate with Republicans and the corporations that could be losers under a changed system. Both options could help the U.S.

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Business Worries Play Quiet Role In Delay Of Camp Tax Plan

By RACHAEL BADE | 11/16/13 8:59 AM EST Some of tax reform’s biggest corporate cheerleaders played a quiet role in the GOP leadership decision Thursday to put off Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp’s plan to mark up a tax reform bill in the coming weeks, according to leadership sources. Some

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Misguided Tax Reform

David Neal Whitley Penn Fort Worth, Texas As National budget discussions escalate, we can expect to receive more insight into Congress’s framework for business tax reform. An important aspect of this framework is a focus on eliminating tax breaks for specific industries. The American oil

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Voters Put Brakes On Fracking

CITY VOTERS ON TUESDAY PASSED A FIVE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON THE CONTROVERSIAL OILFIELD PRACTICE. Fracking and possibly oil and gas development is about to go on hold in Fort Collins. City voters on Tuesday approved Issue 2A, which would impose a five-year moratorium on the use of hydraulic

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