House and Senate tax writers agreed Tuesday on a package of tax breaks designed to help Hurricane Katrina victims recoup their losses and access needed cash.How about sending some help for the people who didn't have the option of evacuating the city in their SUV's? You know, all those "refugees" that baked in the streets of New Orleans as Bush strummed his guitar?
The Congressional Research Service, an office that provides lawmakers with nonpartisan legislative analysis, said some of those tax breaks could do more for higher income survivors than for the neediest. (emphasis mine)
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
This does nothing for my blood pressure control: