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Kline Wants More Money (For Himself)

What has Chairman Kline done with a budget of $ 6,952,963 this year ? Yes, his Education and Workforce Committee successfully enacted an increase in student loan interest rates (which could reach 8.25% ) … essentially ensuring monies for US Treasury. Oh, and the Committee did advance a reform bill for K-12 (H.R. 5 The […]

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With 80,700 Jobs at Stake, John “kerogen” Kline Votes For Oil Shale While Protesting Wind Energy

QUERY : Which industry does John Kline believe deserves favorable tax policy : A.) Beer (H.R.1918 : Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act of 2013) B.) Cigars (H.R.792 : Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act) C.) Hearing Aids (H.R.1317 : Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act 2013) D.) Medical Devices (H.R. 523, […]

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It’s American Education Week ! Chairman Kline Silence Is Deafening

NDD United report, “Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Have Made Us Sicker, Poorer, and Less Secure”, covers many parts of the Federal Government’s non-defense discretionary spending, including Education. Rather timely, since November 18 – 22 is American Education Week. The report notes that “even seemingly ‘small’ changes in federal spending can have a big […]