Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) blasted Burger King’s plans to merge with Canadian chain Tim Hortons to avoid U.S. taxes.
Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) said the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) should protect military service members from “abusive” loans.
Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) said a new report proves the medical device tax isn’t working.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said the administration is tweaking the tax code to protect and extend wind energy subsidies.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) called on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) blamed Republicans for Congress “failing” to address poverty issues.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is introducing legislation to reduce the black youth unemployment rate.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) called on Congress to increase the childcare tax credit.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) asked U.S. ambassador Max Baucus to pressure Chinese drywall manufacturers that are refusing to take responsibility for defective products.
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate manufacturing policies.