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Bipartisan Retirement Bill Sails Through House Committee

April 2, 2019, 4:32 PM

GOP gripes about a newspaper pension funding fix didn’t stop House tax writers from approving a retirement tax bundle Senate leaders have been waiting for.

Members of the agenda-setting Ways and Means Committee unanimously voted April 2 to send an updated version of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 (H.R. 1994) through to the full House. Supporters hailed the swift passage as a “tremendous win for the American people.” It also cleared a procedural hurdle that has held up tax writers across the Capitol.

“They’re anxious to pick up this legislation and...

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