RETC EXTENSION PASSES SENATE IN HOUSING STIMULUS BILL
Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and John Ensign, R-Nev., by a vote of 88-8 today successfully added the Clean Energy Tax Stimulus Act of 2008 as an amendment to H.R. 3221, the Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, which then passed the Senate by a vote of 84-12. The amendment extends for one year the renewable energy production tax credit and modifies and extends the solar energy and fuel cell investment tax credit.