House Republicans are urged to clear payroll tax measure

12/19/2011 | Hill, The

House Republicans should clear the near-term payroll tax cut extension that includes language to speed up the U.S. government's ruling on TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, a group of Senate Democrats said in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. "Delays or changes to the bill may jeopardize the important shared goal of moving the project forward," said Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., Jon Tester, D-Mont., Mark Begich, D-Alaska, Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and Mary Landrieu, D-La.

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