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In Letter, Reid, Menendez Urge End To Wasteful Handouts To Big Oil Companies

Call On Senate Colleagues To Join Effort To Close Tax Loopholes And End Unneeded Subsidies For Big Oil Companies That Rake In Record Profits While Hiking Prices Money Saved By Revoking Handouts Will Go Towards Reducing The Deficit Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid and New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez today urged Senate colleagues to join…


After Speaker Boehner Agrees It’s Time For Big Oil Companies To ‘Pay Their Fair Share,’ Will Senate GOP Continue To Filibuster Against Repeal Of Wasteful Oil Subsidies?

In Interview Monday, Speaker Breaks From GOP Senate Leaders, Says Open To Ending Certain Tax Breaks for Big Oil SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER: Right. Listen, they’re gonna pay their fair share in taxes and they should… We’re in a time when– when the federal government is short on revenues. We need to control spending but we…


Reid Spokesman: GOP Should Admit Their Plan Hikes Drug Prices For Seniors To Finance Tax Breaks For The Rich

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement in response to continued lies from Republicans about their dangerous plan to finance tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires by ending Medicare in ten years and immediately reopening the doughnut hole for today’s seniors: “Spin can’t change the fact that…


Reid Statement On President’s Plan To Reduce The Deficit

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on President Obama’s speech on long-term deficit reduction: “The President’s responsible vision for reducing the deficit provides a clear contrast with Republicans’ reckless plan to end Medicare and Social Security. The President’s plan will reduce the deficit by more than $4 trillion while protecting seniors…


Senate Democrats Roll Out Agenda For Winning The Future By Cutting Spending, Creating High-Paying Jobs And Keeping America Competitive

Agenda Focuses on Creating the High-Paying Jobs of the Future by Making Sure The Industries of Tomorrow Take Root In America Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic leaders unveiled a detailed plan to create jobs, promote growth and help America win the future by making smart investments in education, innovation and infrastructure while cutting spending to live within…


The Benefits of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act (State-by-State Fact Sheets)

On December 17, 2010, the President signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act (H.R.4853;P.L. 111-312) into law.  This legislation extends tax cuts for America’s middle class and a wide range of individuals and businesses that would have otherwise expired at the end of this month. For information provided by the White…