June 13, 2011

Ethanol Subsidies Battle Heats Up Once More

Bernie Becker, The Hill


The back-and-forth between Sen. Tom Coburn and Grover Norquist over tax subsidies for ethanol – and, more broadly, the need for new tax revenue – is heating up once more.

Late this week, Coburn successfully pushed for a Tuesday vote on a measure to cut subsidies for ethanol, a proposal that the Oklahoma Republican and Norquist, the anti-tax crusader, feuded over earlier this year. . .

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