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  1. Senate committee remains undecided on passing budget

    09.19 / 21:57 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The Senate Budget Committee is still unsure if it will pass its own budget resolution or allow the broader Senate chamber to take up a simple shell budget for unlocking tax reform. Committee member Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) to…
  2. Earlier Equifax breach was no secret

    09.19 / 21:57 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    A Bloomberg story claiming that Equifax did not notify the public of a breach in March appears to be inaccurate about one of its central tenets. The breach was widely reported in security-related media and the company contacted both …
  3. CEOs optimistic on tax reform, making plans for more hiring

    09.19 / 15:27 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The nation’s top CEOs were more optimistic in the July-September quarter with plans to boost hiring by the most in six years as Congress and the White House make tax reform a priority. The Business Roundtable CEO Economic Outlook Index — a…
  4. Report: Republican budget could allow trillion-dollar tax cut

    09.19 / 15:27 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    Senate Republicans are weighing a budget proposal that would make room for as much as $1.5 trillion in tax cuts, according to a Wall Street Journal report.A final decision on the matter hasn't been reached and lawmakers are still …
  5. GOP group launches digital ad blitz ahead of tax framework release

    09.19 / 15:27 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The American Action Network (AAN) on Tuesday announced that it is launching a new $500,000 digital ad blitz to promote tax reform, one week before key GOP lawmakers and administration officials are expected to release a framework to overhaul the…
  6. Lighthizer says NAFTA talks moving fast but no deal in the offing yet

    09.19 / 03:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The top U.S. trade official said Monday that talks with Canada and Mexico to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are moving swiftly but it is difficult to determine whether a deal can be reached.U.S. Trade Representative…
  7. Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | Ho

    09.19 / 03:38 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill next week: The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Monday it's aiming to provide a "preliminary assessment" of an ObamaCare repeal bill sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) …
  8. Business groups launch new tax reform ads

    09.15 / 03:19 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) each rolled out new tax reform ads on Thursday.Key GOP lawmakers and Trump administration officials plan to release a framework for a tax overhaul later this…
  9. Overnight Finance: House passes $1.2T funding package for 2018 | FTC launches Equifax probe | Mnuchin defends honeymoon

    09.15 / 03:19 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    House passes $1.2T government funding package for 2018: The House on Thursday completed its work on the annual appropriations bills for 2018, ahead of expected negotiations at the end of this year to keep the government funded.By a vote of…
  10. Mnuchin: Plan is for no tax cut for the rich

    09.15 / 03:19 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said that policymakers do not plan for wealthy people to see a tax cut, one day after President Trump said that the rich "will not be gaining at all" from his tax plan."What I can assure you is, if…
  11. Floor vote on House Budget unlikely until October

    09.15 / 03:19 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The House is unlikely to bring its budget resolution — an important step in the planned tax reform — until October, according to a spokesperson for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.). The House will not convene next week, and the…
  12. Hatch: GOP's 'Big Six' will not dictate committee tax reform work

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Thursday sought to downplay the work of the Republican-only "Big Six" tax-reform negotiators, saying the group "will not dictate the direction we take in this committee."The Big Six…
  13. Debt-ceiling gambit stirs GOP debate

    09.14 / 15:07 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    President Trump’s apparent willingness to scrap the debt ceiling has sparked debate among Republicans, with some suggesting the system could be changed to make fiscal reforms more likely.Trump appeared open to nixing the borrowing limit after h…
  14. Conservative groups step up tax reform push

    09.14 / 15:07 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    Conservative groups and activists are stepping up their push for tax reform, arguing to key GOP lawmakers and administration officials that passage of legislation is key for the midterm elections."There is broad consensus on the need for …