Congress passes payroll tax cut deal
February 17th, 2012
12:15 PM ET
3 years ago

Congress passes payroll tax cut deal

Washington (CNN) - The Senate and the House of Representatives passed a bipartisan deal Friday extending the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while also avoiding a Medicare fee cut for doctors for the rest of the year.

The bill cleared the Senate in a 60-36 vote less than an hour after the House approved it by a 293-132 margin.

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February 16th, 2012
04:10 PM ET
3 years ago

Payroll tax deal heads to final House, Senate votes

Washington (CNN) – A bipartisan group of congressional negotiators signed off on an agreement Thursday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors for the rest of the year.

The measure now goes to the House and Senate for final votes.

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