Reid wants Senate vote on tax break bill 'sooner rather than later'

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidHarry Reid calls on Democrats to plow forward on immigration Democrats brace for tough election year in Nevada The Memo: Biden's horizon is clouded by doubt MORE (D-Nev.) wants the full Senate to vote soon on a package of tax break extensions that includes a wind energy tax credit and other energy incentives.

Reid told reporters Tuesday that he briefly spoke with Sen. Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenOn The Money — Democrats craft billionaire tax with deal in reach Senators weigh future of methane fee in spending bill Senate negotiators homing in on proposal to tax billionaires MORE (D-Ore.), chairman of the Finance Committee, earlier that day. “I told him I want to move this bill sooner rather than later,” Reid said. “So he and I will visit further.”

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Wyden’s panel voted April 3 to send the package to the full Senate. It includes a two-year extension of the wind energy production tax credit that expired last year, along with similar extensions of incentives for biofuels, plug-in electric vehicles, alternative fuel vehicle refueling property, fuel cell vehicles, energy-efficient home construction and other provisions.

The majority leader’s office did not provide a more exact timetable for the vote than his Tuesday comments.

The Senate will take a recess for Easter from April 14 to April 28.