In addition to the tax provisions, the bill makes the previously mentioned (here) changes to Medicare-related fees and opens 8.3 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida to new oil and gas drilling.
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) says he will try to kill the bill because of its $40 billion, five-year price tag."
Congress was expected to adjourn on Friday, but, as Kay puts it. "It looks like the start of their holiday season is going to be held hostage a little bit longer to pork barrel politics."
Thanks and a tip of the hat to Kay for keeping on top of this issue.