Business Left Over By CongressBy The Associated Press
Legislation to implement a settlement between tobacco companies and state attorneys general, providing $368 billion in payments to the states in return for relief from liability for tobacco-related health problems.
An overhaul of the Internal Revenue Service to address abuses highlighted during hearings late this year.
Overhaul of the campaign finance system. Leaders of both chambers have promised votes in March.
A six-year reauthorization of highway construction money. A short-term bill was completed before Congress quit for the year.
A measure setting up education savings accounts, a Republican priority.
The TEAM Act, a bill aimed at encouraging employer-employee discussions outside the collective bargaining process. Unions oppose it.
Legislation establishing a temporary national nuclear waste disposal site in Nevada. Different versions have passed the House and Senate, and must be reconciled.
(14 Nov 1997 05:19 EST)
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