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NFIP Renewed Again

Under yet another short-term consolidated appropriations bill, H.R. 2055, which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and signed into law by President Obama on the last business day before Christmas, the National Flood Insurance Program has been renewed again – this time until May 31, 2012. Had the bill […]

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House Advances Bill to Repeal Tax Reporting Provision in Healthcare Reform

Last Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced a bill to repeal the tax reporting provision that was included in last year’s healthcare reform legislation. The Senate had already voted to repeal the 1099 provision requiring businesses to report on purchases of goods and services totaling more than $600. President Obama said he supports […]

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COBRA Subsidy Extension Continues

If you’re currently using the existence of COBRA health insurance law to maintain insurance coverage after you’ve been laid off or fired, you’ll be glad to know that Congress ended weeks of uncertainty in late December, giving final approval to President Obama to sign into law a Department of Defense bill that included provisions to […]

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