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Inaugural Structured Settlement Caucus - an Historic Event on Capitol Hill

The Inaugural Meeting of the Congressional Structured Settlement Caucus took place on Wednesday, March 5 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The formation of the Caucus confirms that Congress recognizes structured settlements as an effective means to help injured parties put their lives together in a safe and secure manner. Christine Buechner, along with her fellow members of the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) Board of Directors, has been working closely with members of the House Ways & Means Committee to ensure IRC Sections 104 and 130 remain protected during the most recent tax reform. The Caucus will greatly assist in supporting this effort. Active in NSSTAPAC over the past several years, Christine has worked to educate the members of the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee about the value of this important tax-free benefit to injured Americans. “With tax reform efforts in full swing, the Caucus could not have come at