IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, who survived years of scathing criticism from congressional Republicans, will leave his post on his own accord when his term expires next month. Koskinen was tapped by President Obama in 2013 to reform the IRS after the agency was accused of unfairly scrutinizing conservative groups’ applications for tax-exempt status. Republican lawmakers… Read more »

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Even as Congress works to adopt a budget resolution that could accelerate lawmakers’ ability to pass a tax reform package this year, President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) this week acknowledged the difficulty of passing major legislation with so few days left on the legislative calendar. “I would like to see it… Read more »

The Senate is in the midst of a 50-hour “vote-a-rama” on various amendments to the budget resolution but appears on track to pass a bill on Friday. Senate Democrats girded for the three-day budget battle by preparing 20-plus amendments that will force Republicans to go on record in support of Medicare and Medicaid cuts to… Read more »

A federal judge in Maryland yesterday granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the latest version of the Trump administration’s travel ban, following a similar order earlier in the week by a judge in Hawaii. The third iteration of President Trump’s travel ban was announced in September and would have banned travelers from six mostly-Muslim countries… Read more »

American Physical Therapy Association – Promoting Healthier Treatments The American Physical Therapy Association earned a 2017 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for #ChoosePT, a public education campaign to inform the public of the risk associated with inappropriate opioid use and the benefits of physical therapy as a safe alternative for pain relief and treatment…. Read more »