By Bernie Becker - 05/06/13 09:17 PM EDT
On the other side of the Rotunda, the Senate Finance Committee tweeted that the report showed that “momentum continues to build for comprehensive tax reform.”
JCT’s report takes a look at the tax reform proposal crafted by the Bowles-Simpson commission, the Bipartisan Policy Center and others from think tanks (the American Enterprise Institute and the Center for American Progress).
Plans from lawmakers – including one from Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) and another from Sens. Ron WydenRon WydenLawmakers question new DOJ hacking rule Overnight Healthcare: How GOP could help fix ObamaCare | Cures bill in jeopardy | Senators unveil Medicare reforms Senators unveil bipartisan Medicare reforms MORE (D-Ore.) and Dan CoatsDan CoatsBayh missed most Armed Services Committee hearings: report GOP senators avoid Trump questions on rigged election Liberal groups urge Schumer to reject Bayh for Banking gavel MORE (R-Ind.) – also got a look from the joint committee.
Ways and Means is scheduled to meet this week to discuss both JCT’s findings and the working groups.