Lame-duck Congress may act on tax provisions, funding bills

Lame-duck Congress may act on tax provisions, funding bills

While some lawmakers are honing the agenda for the new Republican-controlled Congress in January, the current lame-duck session will likely act on several bills before the end of the year. In a reversal of power, Republicans seized the control of the Senate in the mid-term elections, winning eight seats for a majority of 53. Seats

A look at the future of health-care reform

A look at the future of health-care reform

Mid-term elections, tort reform, and other policy pressures may alter the way the Affordable Care Act delivers on the promise of health-care reform in the future, but the law will likely remain largely intact. Chris Hennessey discusses several changes that some advocates are proposing. Letting the consumer decide what to buy. The law now requires