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Congress Enacts Legislation to Fight Child Trafficking, Strengthen Child Welfare Protections
September 19, 2014
Washington, DC – Last night, the U.S. Senate approved bipartisan child welfare legislation aimed at reducing child sex trafficking, increasing adoptions and improving child support collections. The legislation was approved by the House on July 23, 2014. Specifically, the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (H.R. 4980) would encourage states to combat sex trafficking among youth in foster care; promote normalcy for foster youth; help move more children from foster care into ... More
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Senate Approves Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Improve Post-Acute Care for Medicare Beneficiaries
September 19, 2014
Washington, DC – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the "Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act)," bipartisan legislation that will strengthen and improve post-acute care for Medicare beneficiaries while bringing about more accountable, quality-driven benefits to patients. The House passed the bill on Tuesday. The IMPACT Act of 2014 also strengthens Medicare’s oversight of hospice care by ensuring that Medicare dollars are spent efficiently and that high quali... More
The Jobs Search
Reason #40: Six Out of Ten Say the American Dream Is Out of Reach
September 18, 2014
Six Out of Ten Say the American Dream Is Out of Reach. After five years of the Obama "recovery," 59 percent believe the American Dream is out of reach and 63 percent believe most children won't be better off than their parents. Source: CNNMoney, The American Dream Is Out of Reach (June 2014) ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved. The reasons define the distress A... More
Floor Statements
Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 4 - The Jobs for America Act
September 18, 2014
Every day, honest hardworking men and women are struggling. Far too many families haven't seen a pay raise in years, and many have lost hope and stopped looking for work entirely. H.R. 4, the ​Jobs For America Act, will strengthen the economy by creating more jobs with higher take-home pay. The House has already passed dozens of bipartisan solutions that will break down burdensome regulations and promote policies that allow businesses big and small to do what they do best - grow, innovate and h... More
Press Release
Camp & Levin Introduce Tax Technical Corrections Bill
September 18, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) introduced the Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2014 to make technical corrections to U.S. tax laws. The legislation responds to various inquiries from the public and government enforcement agencies with respect to the application of tax laws, and clarifies Congressional intent of those laws. The Senate Finance Committee approved similar legislation earlier this year. “This bill prov... More
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