This year, a consensus emerged in favor of significant tax reform. Congress passed and the president signed into law a comprehensive tax cut bill that eliminates the estate tax in 2010. The only problem is the bill expires in 2011. Permanent repeal of the estate tax is still needed to produce a fairer and flatter tax system.
James M. Inhofe says, “America’s chronic dependence on foreign oil is not only an economic concern, but an important national security issue as well. It not only affects citizens and businesses nationwide, but also has a direct impact on our ability to fight and win wars.”
“To get right to the point, to be brutally blunt — it’s time the Senate leadership quit demagoguing and come to grips with the energy legislation they have bottled up. Our economy depends in no minor way to the passage of an energy plan,” says 60 Plus Chairman, Roger Zion.