Sunday, December 12, 2010

Tax Proposal: Update on Senate Vote

by Calculated Risk on 12/12/2010 11:35:00 PM

From the WSJ: Tax Deal Set to Pass Senate

Three Senate aides said the tax package appeared likely to attract at least 65 to 70 supporters Monday in a procedural vote in the Senate to test whether there is support to block a potential filibuster. Sixty votes are needed for the bill to cross that hurdle. A vote on final passage is expected a day or two later.
The key is the House. The plan was to adjourn by Friday, but the session could be extended to the following week.

Earlier:
• Here is the busy economic schedule for the coming week.
• Here is the Summary of last week