WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is the WashingtonWatch.com federal legislative update for the week of November 5, 2007 .
This week the Senate will debate H.R. 2419, the Farm Bill Extension Act of
2007. It would provide for the continuation of federal agricultural programs
through fiscal year 2012. Its passage would cost about
A related bill was recently introduced in the Senate. S. 2302, the Food
and Energy Security Act of 2007, would cost the average U.S. family a little
The House will consider H.R. 3996, the Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2007.
It would amend the Internal Revenue Code regarding the alternative minimum
tax, the discharge of mortgage indebtedness, and tax administration, and it
would extend certain expiring tax credits, deductions, and other tax
incentives. Passage of the bill would save the average U.S. family a little
The President recently vetoed H.R. 1495, the Water Resources Development
Act of 2007. It would have spent about
Displayed below are select new, updated, and passed items with their cost or savings per family.