WASHINGTON -- President Clinton indicated yesterday he wants House and Senate conferees to retain provisions in the final version of his tax package that would extend two popular bond programs and ease some curbs on tax-exempt bonds.

But his top budget negotiator, Office of Management and Budget Director Leon Panetta, said the bond provisions and other tax incentives Clinton proposed are likely to be cut back because a movement is growing among conferees to include only a small energy tax or no energy tax at all.

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