Senate Set To OK $170B Tax Measure

Ferris, Craig T.
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/12/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31882, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the corporate tax bill that contains moderate-sized municipal bond provisions in the U.S. Controversy on the Democratic-sponsored proposal to extend expired unemployment benefits for 13 more weeks; Defeat of the jobless benefits extension when the Senate failed by one vote to approve a waiver of budget limitations needed to approve the proposal; Rejection of a proposal to eliminate $14 billion in tax breaks included in the stalled energy bill that were added to the corporate tax bill.


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