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Shift in Small-Arms Export Approvals Opposed by a Top Democrat
The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he’s intent on blocking the State Department from shifting regulation to the Commerce Department for exports of military-style firearms including certain pistols, semi-automatic rifles and related ammunition.
The New York Times:
Drug Makers Try to Justify Prescription Prices to Senators at Hearing
Pharmaceutical executives, testifying before Congress, could not readily explain on Tuesday why the prices for many brand-name prescription drugs were much higher in the United States than in other developed countries.
Opinion: Fighting back with the SALT Act New legislation seeks renewal of state, local tax deductions
That audible groan you hear is the latest person who just realized they got hosed on their taxes. That gut punch when reality sets in that you did not get a refund, but a bill from the IRS.
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|NJ.com : ‘What does Putin have on our president?’ Menendez asks in blistering speech about Trump and Russia|
|CNBC : NJ congressman pushes bill to restore full state and local tax deductions — 'We can't accept this'|
|WaPo : ‘They deserve to know if Donald Trump is an agent of the Russian Federation’: Democratic senator makes case for Trump being compromised|
|Star Ledger : On anniversary of Parkland school shooting, Menendez urges action on gun legislation|
|Reuters: Senate Democrats press Trump for China IP, tech transfer commitments|
New Jersey 101.5:
PASS THE S.A.L.T. — CONGRESSMEN SAY TAX DEAL RIPS OFF NJ
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and fellow Democrats on Tuesday rolled out legislation to restore a federal deduction that was capped by President Donald Trump's tax cuts in 2017.
Bipartisan Senators reintroduce legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia
A bipartisan group of senators is renewing their effort to slap new sanctions on Russia over its 2016 election interference and activities in Ukraine and Syria.
The Washington Post:
Congress moves to act on gun control amid partisan debate about background checks
The House Judiciary Committee passed a measure Wednesday that would require background checks for all gun sales and most gun transfers within the United States, the most significant gun-control legislation to advance this far in Congress in years.
NJ lawmakers introduce SALT Act to lift $10K cap on state, local property deductions
New Jersey’s Congressional delegation unveiled a bill Monday that calls for eliminating the $10,000 cap on state and local property tax deductions — a product of the federal 2017 tax cuts opponents said will hurt taxpayers in states such as New Jersey.
Keep Americans Safe Act re-introduced
Lawmakers on Thursday re-introduced the 'Keep Americans Safe Act,' which would limit gun magazines that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition.