GOP Hopes To Do Tax Extenders In Lame Duck

Republican leaders have signaled an interest in renewing dozens of expired tax provisions before they take control of the Senate in January. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who this week was unanimously elected to be the Senate Majority Leader when the 114th Congress convenes, listed a government spending bill and tax extenders as top priorities for… Read more »

FCC Considers New Approach to Net Neutrality

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering a new hybrid approach to rules designed to secure an open Internet, according to a number of media reports. The proposal would establish the FCC’s authority to enforce net neutrality, the principle that Internet service providers should treat all traffic on the Internet equally. But unlike… Read more »

Congress Gears Up For Post-Election Agenda

With the dust still settling from Tuesday’s GOP takeover of Congress, lawmakers are beginning to turn their attention to legislative strategy for the remaining two months of the year. Congressional leaders and President Obama will meet at the White House Friday to discuss some potential areas of compromise, such as a spending bill to keep… Read more »