(Tribune News Services) — “Tacked onto the Senate bill is a section, Title II, which opens the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling for the first time in a generation.”


WASHINGTON – As the House and Senate begin to reconcile their different tax bills, they will have to sort through many little-known provisions that appear designed more to achieve policy goals or reward key lawmakers than deliver tax savings.

Here’s a look at some of the standouts, and their prospects for being including in the final legislation:

Click to continue reading. By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau, Dec. 6, 2017. Photo caption: U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Resources.

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