Posts Tagged "legislation"

Take action today to be a champion for federal policy that will prevent harm to children

Posted by on Aug 30, 2015 in Adoption News | 0 comments

Take action today to be a champion for federal policy that will prevent harm to children

From the desk of Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois: Take action today to be a champion for federal policy that will prevent harm to children Write to United States Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk in Illinois (or to your own US Senators if you live outside Illinois) and urge them to co-sponsor The Family and Kinship Care Act, recently introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden and seven other members of the Finance Committee of the United States Senate. A great way to contact Senators Durbin and Kirk is through their websites: www.durbin.senate.gov/contact/email Select...

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Adoption Tax Credit Amendment Filed in Senate This Week

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Adoption Tax Credit | 1 comment

Adoption Tax Credit Amendment Filed in Senate This Week

Senators Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) filed an amendment that would make the adoption tax credit refundable to the tax extenders markup in the Senate Finance Committee earlier this week. Senator Casey is an original co-sponsor of the Senate’s “Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act” (S 950) with Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO). While unlikely to be considered germane to the bill, Senator Casey filed the amendment to continue emphasizing this credit is one of his priorities in the committee. Here is the amendment text, as filed: Casey/Brown Amendment #1 to the...

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