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WAYS AND MEANS. In legislative assemblies there is usually appointed a committee whose duties are to inquire into, and propose to the house, the ways and means to be adopted to raise funds for the use of the government. This body is called the committee of ways and means.

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Regrettably, the recommendation was not adopted by the Ways and Means Committee.
Arroyo said the TWG would be able to address the concerns of all stakeholders raised in the past seven hearings of the House ways and means committee on the tax package.
We ll wait to see what the Ways and Means Committee determines to do over the next few days or weeks," Hoyer said.
If this happens, a major restructuring of the Ways and Means Committee will take place.
Those who do get corralled into service are usually bribed with plum assignments on the Appropriations or Ways and Means Committees.
No one on the House Ways and Means Committee thinks so.
The House Ways and Means Committee favorably reported a comprehensive health care reform bill on June 30 by a 20-18 party line vote.
Rangel's response to the urging of friends and colleagues that he run to replace Rostenkowski: "There is no one on the Ways and Means Committee that would not aspire to become the chairman.
The House of Representatives ways and means committee passed the bill seeking to impose amnesty for all unpaid estate tax.
Other 2003 keynoters were House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Thomas, IRS Commissioner Mark Everson (making his first conference presentation), and LMSB Commissioner Deborah Nolan.
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