A longtime respected Ag Senator says it’s time to move on from healthcare to tax reform.
The latest failure of Senate Republicans to come together on repealing and replacing Obamacare is putting pressure on the GOP to cut its losses and move onto to other big-ticket items.
And the wheels are already in motion to advance tax legislation, including reforms key for farmers: lower capital gains taxes, an end to the estate tax, single-year equipment expensing, and cash accounting.
Senate Judiciary Chair and longtime Ag member Chuck Grassley had this, when asked if it’s time to ‘turn the page’…
 Former Finance Chair Grassley says a full-pivot from healthcare to tax reform will happen…and the ‘seeds’ for doing that, including legislative vehicles to move a tax bill, are being planted...
Grassley says that doesn’t guarantee that one of agriculture’s biggest priorities, tax reform, will get done by Christmas…quickly adding, he’s seen more White House input on tax changes than in 30-years, including on two reform bills he helped pass as Finance chair.

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