WATCHING WASHINGTON CLINTON'S BTU TAX: AN UNMOURNED DEATH

With Patrick Crow Facing the prospect of defeat in the Senate, President Clinton last week abandoned his unwieldy, loophole-ridden BTU tax proposal. He asked Senate and finance committee leaders to select another energy tax as long as it will raise about $50 billion during 5 years and not jeopardize passage of the administration's economic package, already passed by the House. The finance committee staff was examining a range of energy tax options, but three seemed to stand out:

Jun 14th, 1993
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