GOP Tax Plan: Sen. Susan Collins is Still Reviewing the Tax Bill

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Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is still reviewing the tax bill, her spokeswoman said, suggesting she hasn't yet reached a decision on how to vote.

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Ms. Collins voted for an earlier version of the plan after GOP tax writers made several concessions, including preserving and temporarily expanding a medical-expense deduction.

She has come under pressure from some groups in Maine to vote against the tax bill, in part because it repeals a mandate that most Americans buy health insurance or pay a penalty, a key pillar of the Affordable Care Act.

-- Siobhan Hughes

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December 18, 2017 09:42 ET (14:42 GMT)