Debate over bankruptcy measures had stalled talks on the issue for weeks, as Rushing reported in Wednesday's paper. Senate sources say that the issue will get an up-or-down vote as an amendment. The base bill will emerge on the chamber floor later this afternoon, they said. Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidReid: Congress should return 'immediately' to fight Zika Classified briefings to begin for Clinton, Trump The Trail 2016: Her big night MORE (D-Nev.) plans to announce the bill's details at 5 p.m.
It's expected to be heavy on tax credits, like the $15,000, three-year credit proposed by Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonTim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense Clinton set to break ceiling GOP senators to donors: Stick with us regardless of Trump MORE (R- Ga.), though the credit's exact amount will be revised. Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinSyria activists cheer Kaine pick Democratic National Convention event calendar Opioid package clears key Senate hurdle MORE (D-Ill.) had been pushing for the bankruptcy provisions.
A final vote isn't expected until mid-next week.