Government at a Glance

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1NRA responds to Senate jobs bill

WASHINGTON—The National Restaurant Association applauded elements of the $15 billion jobs bill that passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 70 to 28. In a letter sent earlier to members of the Senate, the NRA said it supported proposals in the bill that would extend the temporary increase in the annual amount small businesses can expense from $125,000 to $250,000. The association also backed provisions in the bill that provide a payroll tax

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