Republican congressional leaders tried on Wednesday to resolve differences over trade, tax and health care issues and then pass legislation in the final days before they lose control of the U.S. Congress.While Over At WSJ we have
As Democrats prepare to take control when the new Congress is seated in January, U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Republican leaders were negotiating a final economic package that will include extending some popular tax breaks for businesses and individuals including a research and development tax credit and a deduction for state and local sales taxes.
"I don't think there is an agreement yet," said House Majority Leader John Boehner, an Ohio Republican.
Although lawmakers basically agree on the tax package, which would extend a number of tax breaks that expired at the end of 2005, leaders hope to add to that legislation other pressing matters including a bill to open parts of the Gulf of Mexico to new offshore oil and gas drilling.
[ cf Lawmakers seek agreement on tax, trade issues ]
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Already, the Republican leadership has moved to saddle the new Democratic majority with responsibility for resolving $463 billion in spending bills for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. And the departing chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Bill Thomas (R., Calif.), has been demanding that the Democrat-crafted 2008 budget absorb most of the $13 billion in costs incurred from a decision now to protect physician reimbursements under Medicare, the federal health-care program for the elderly and disabled.
[ cf Some Republicans Take a Scorched-Hill Tack ]
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