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Senate passes cloture vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act.

On Monday, the Senate passed a cloture vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act (S 743).  The vote of 74-20 greatly exceeded the 60 votes required for approval.  This vote places a time limit on the debate and allows consideration of the bill on the floor.  A record of how Senators voted can be found at: […]

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Senate Vote Signals Strong Support for Online Sales Tax Measure

Supporters of legislation (S 336) that would allow states and local governments to collect sales taxes on remote purchases, such as those online, won a significant victory on Friday during Senate floor consideration of the FY 2014 budget resolution. Senators overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the budget resolution that effectively signals support for the online […]

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