Lawmakers targeted the oil industry's tax breaks and profits in budget debates Thursday. Judy Woodruff discusses the debate over tax breaks for oil production and other rules with The Energy Program at Public Citizen's Tyson Slocum and The American Petroleum…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The Democratic-led U.S. Senate appeared to strike a deal Friday evening with key Republicans on a long-debated stimulus package to stem a deepening recession, news agencies report.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush called for about $145 billion worth of tax relief for individuals and businesses Friday to give the U.S. economy a "shot in the arm" and hopefully avert a recession.
A House committee Monday approved a $1.3 billion tax-relief package addendum to a bill raising the minimum wage, compared to a Senate bill that offers $8.3 billion in tax breaks. Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, debate…
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