H.R.1586 - Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act

To impose an additional tax on bonuses received from certain TARP recipients. view all titles (10)

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  • Popular: Education jobs and Medicaid funding bill as .
  • Official: To impose an additional tax on bonuses received from certain TARP recipients. as introduced.
  • Official: An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. as amended by senate.
  • Short: FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act as passed senate.
  • Short: FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act as passed house.
  • Short: Airport and Airway Trust Fund Financing Act of 2010 as passed house.
  • Short: Aviation Safety and Investment Act of 2010 as passed house.
  • Short: Federal Aviation Research and Development Reauthorization Act of 2010 as passed house.
  • Popular: Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act as introduced.
  • Popular: Education jobs and Medicaid funding bill.

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  • thejeffersondemocrat 12/18/2009 5:53am

    Punitive taxation as a weapon is wrong. We can debate about these bonuses forever, but the fact is that congress said they were ok when the money was distributed, and they were contractually guaranteed.

    What we should be asking ourselves is not, “should these people get their bonuses” but rather, “Should these companies have gotten a dime of taxpayers’ money in the first place?”

  • dgtxpride 08/27/2010 1:07pm

    John Faulk explains the reality of this bill here http://texasgopvote.com/blog/constitutional-conservative-john-faulk-comments-who-actually-benefits-from-sheila-jackson-lee-bailout-spending-tg-08264

  • dgtxpride 08/27/2010 1:08pm

    John Faulk explained that the U.S. Federal Department of Education is one of the largest bureaucracies. The government is trying to shore up money going into the police unions, firemen unions, and the teachers unions. Nancy Pelosi even called Congress back in session during the August recess (time supposed to be allotted to town hall meetings) to pass this bill in order to pay back unions for their support of the Obama Administration.

    John Faulk further explained that the 18th Congressional District of Texas has nine independent school districts. The reason it’s set up that way is because the education should be in the control of the local people – the parents, the taxpayers, and the officials working for the school districts. John Faulk explained that each school district has its own set of unique issues, but the federal government wants to come in and take a one-size-fits-all approach to the school system, and this will not be good for the children……


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