House panel to finish work on tax legislation Thursday: chairman

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Posted: Nov 09, 2017 9:54 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House Ways and Means Committee will wrap up work on Thursday on major tax overhaul legislation, Chairman Kevin Brady said, which could bring the measure to a vote by the full House as early as next week.

Brady said that before the committee vote is held a change will be inserted into the bill to keep it in line with a requirement that the measure add no more than $1.5 trillion to the U.S. debt.

(Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)