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RT @RichardRubinDC: Interesting nugget in our story via @siobhanehughes. Tax-exempt bonds remain usable for pro sports stadiums. GOP a…
.@RepJoeBarton says it's "good news for Tarrant County and the Texas Rangers" that GOP tax bill spares Arlington a big hit on financing deal for new ballpark. (He would've preferred to keep House measure on pro stadiums, w/one-time exemption for Arl.)
Lastly, here is the full conference report on the tax bill. Republicans are poised to pass it next week. 
5. Brewers, winemakers and distillers will see a CUT in federal alcohol excise taxes for two years. Producers in Texas and beyond have been pushing for that relief for some time.
4. The estate tax will NOT be eliminated, though the exemption for the levy will be doubled to $11 million. Many Texas GOPers have long pushed to get rid of the estate tax.
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