During the first week back, lawmakers worked steadily towards a compromise on how to pay for health care.聽 The Senate proposes income taxes on individuals earning more than $500,000 and couples earning above $1 million.聽 The House proposes an excise tax on “Cadillac” plans, employer sponsored plans costing more than $23,000 for a family.聽 Congress is hopeful a decision will be made by Friday, January 15.聽 To read more about their discussions, visit:

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