By Bernie Becker - 04/25/13 10:49 PM EDT
The AOTC was extended for five years as part of the recent “fiscal cliff” deal, after first being enacted in the 2009 stimulus package. The credit gives families as much as a $2,500 credit per college student for tuition, books and other education expenses.
Many Republicans said those expansions were meant to be temporary and should have expired.
Doggett’s bill has 70 cosponsors, a release from his office said.