WASHINGTON -- The Senate Finance Committee's plan to expand the use of tax-exempt bonds in enterprise zones appears to be more workable than the plan passed by the House, though that proposal has its advantages, municipal lobbyists and bond lawyers said yesterday.

The Senate itself probably will not take up the Finance Committee's urban aid package until next week, congressional aides said. The chamber has been bogged down by a group of appropriations bills it is trying to pass before adjourning for a month-long recess on Aug. 13.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.