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Today In Washington

November 3, 2017

Source: AEO Government Relations Team, Madison Services Group


Tax Bill Released 

Yesterday, House GOP leaders released their long-awaited tax reform legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. You may find a section-by-section summary prepared by House Ways & Means Committee staff here, as well as a summary of small business highlights prepared by MSGI here. A mark up for the bill is scheduled in the Ways & Means Committee on Monday and it is likely there will be changes made to it before then, as at least four Republicans have already said they will not vote for the measure as is.

Legislation

H. Res 603, recognizing November 25, 2017, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses,iIntroduced by House Small Business Committee Chair Steve Chabot (R-OH).

Hearings

Monday, November 6 @ 12 p.m.: House Ways and Means Committee - "Mark-up of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." 1100 Longworth House Office Building.

Tuesday, November 7 @ 10 a.m.: House Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade - "Investing in Small Business: The SBIC Program." 2360 Rayburn House Office Building.

Wednesday, November 8 @ 11 a.m.: House Small Business Committee - "Hiring More Heroes: A Review of SBA’s Office of Veterans Business Development." 2360 Rayburn House Office Building.


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