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Grassley Wants to Turn Up Heat on Controversial Land Deals

July 31, 2019, 10:53 PM

The Senate’s top tax-writer said that he still hasn’t received all the information he requested from people involved in controversial tax-advantaged land preservation deals known as syndicated conservation easements.

“We are going to continue to seek it and we will get it one way or the other,” Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said July 31.

Grassley demurred when asked if the committee would issue subpoenas to get the documents he and ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) are seeking. Senate Finance rules specify that subpoenas for documents can ...

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