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Congress Passes Short-Term Funding Bill, Flood Insurance Extension

The bill funds government operations through Dec. 22. It also extends the National Flood Insurance Program through Dec. 22.

Senate Banking Committee Passes Bipartisan Reg Reform Bill

The Senate Banking Committee yesterday passed S. 2155, the bipartisan regulatory reform bill championed by Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.).

Senate Passes Major Tax Reform Bill

After a flurry of last-minute amendments, the Senate in the wee hours on Saturday voted 51 to 49 to pass a sweeping tax cut and reform bill.

Morning Consult: Majority of Voters Support Taxing Credit Unions

American voters overwhelmingly are unaware that credit unions pay no federal income taxes, and when told about it, more than half would support a tax reform plan that eliminates the credit union tax exemption to limit deficit increases.

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