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N.Y. Democrats Demand SALT Break Restoration in Recovery Bills

April 13, 2021, 8:52 PM

Seventeen New York Democrats told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that any economic recovery bills funded by tax increases will also need to fully restore the state and local tax, or SALT, deduction to get their support.

“We will not hesitate to oppose any tax legislation that does not fully restore the SALT deduction,” the group said in the letter Wednesday.

The signatories, which include senior lawmakers such as Representative Jerry Nadler as well as progressive freshman Jamaal Bowman and Mondaire Jones, add to the list of Democrats who are threatening to block President Joe Biden’s $2.25 billion infrastructure ...

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