Senator Max Baucus on Finance Policy and What's Next on the Agenda in Washington

Stolz, Richard F.
May 2011
Journal of Financial Planning;May2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p18
Academic Journal
An interview with U.S. Senator Max Baucus is presented. Baucus says that the creation of jobs is a priority of the Senate Finance Committee for 2011. He mentions that he opposes the imposition of federal estate tax. He states that the health reform law will not affect the need for long-term care insurance in the country.


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