Main Street Partnership: Death Should Not Be A Taxable Event

GOP Members of Main Street Help Lead the Way to Successful Repeal Vote of Unfair Death Tax

(Washington, DC) – The Republican Main Street Partnership, which is aligned with the governing wing of the Republican Party, today hailed the Republican-led House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, which will help restore fairness for American families and is an important step toward a pro-growth tax code.

The bill passed by a margin of 240-179 with more than 60 GOP Members of Main Street all supporting this important legislation. This was the first time in nearly a…

Main Street Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Strengthen Medicare by eliminating the Sustainable Growth Rate and “Doc Fix”

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today applauded the House of Representatives for passing bi-partisan legislation to strengthen and reform Medicare by eliminating the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and accompanying "doc fix."

“Thanks to the hard work of Chairmen Fred Upton and Paul Ryan, the House of Representatives took an important step to strengthen and protect these important programs for our nation’s seniors, health care providers, and low-income children,” said Main Street Partnership’s Chief Operating Officer Sarah Chamberlain. “Most importantly, this bill provides certainty to doctors by giving them stable and predictable reimbursement schedules so they can serve the health…

Main Street Applauds Passage of Fiscally Responsible Federal Budget

(Washington, DC) – The Republican Main Street Partnership, which is aligned with the governing wing of the Republican Party and counts more than 65 House Republicans among its membership, today applauded the passage of a fiscally responsible federal budget. The House-passed proposal would balance the budget in less than 10 years – without raising taxes – and cut spending by $5.5 trillion, which is more than any previously adopted Republican budget.

Main Street’s Chief Operating Officer Sarah Chamberlain made the following statement applauding tonight’s vote:

“Put simply, to budget is to govern and the House-passed budget is a blueprint for responsible governing.…

From E&C: Support for Permanent #SGR Solution Continues to Grow

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives on Thursday will vote to put an end to the nearly two decades of “fixing” the broken Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). Bipartisan leaders of the Energy and Commerce and House Ways and Means Committee earlier this week introduced H.R. 2, legislation to fix the Medicare payment formula for doctors, protect seniors’ access to their Medicare physicians, strengthen the program over the longer term, and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Support continues to build for this “historic opportunity” to strengthen Medicare and put an end to the repeated and costly “doc fix” bills…

Obama endorses Medicare deal

President Obama signaled Wednesday he’s prepared to sign a bipartisan deal on Medicare emerging in Congress.

“I’ve got my pen ready to sign a good bipartisan bill,” the president said during a speech at the White House.

“I love when Congress passes bipartisan bills that I can sign, it’s very encouraging,” he joked to applause.

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Main Street Partnership: Death Should Not Be A Taxable Event

GOP Members of Main Street Help Lead the Way to Successful Repeal Vote of Unfair Death Tax (Washington, DC) – The Republican Main Street Partnership, which is aligned with the governing wing of the Republican Party, today hailed the Republican-led House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, which […]

Main Street Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Strengthen Medicare by eliminating the Sustainable Growth Rate and “Doc Fix”

(Washington, DC) – The Main Street Partnership today applauded the House of Representatives for passing bi-partisan legislation to strengthen and reform Medicare by eliminating the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and accompanying “doc fix.” “Thanks to the hard work of Chairmen Fred Upton and Paul Ryan, the House of Representatives took an important step to strengthen […]

Main Street Applauds Passage of Fiscally Responsible Federal Budget

(Washington, DC) – The Republican Main Street Partnership, which is aligned with the governing wing of the Republican Party and counts more than 65 House Republicans among its membership, today applauded the passage of a fiscally responsible federal budget. The House-passed proposal would balance the budget in less than 10 years – without raising taxes […]

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