WASHINGTON — The top taxwriters in the Senate promised yesterday that legislation that would extend a number of tax provisions slated to expire at the end of the year, including the New York City Liberty Bond program, will be one of the first things they address in 2010.

Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate Finance Committee, respectively, said yesterday that the so-called extenders package will be a top priority for them when they return to work in January.

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