WASHINGTON - The House approved legislation Friday that would extend several expiring tax breaks as well as provide tax incentives for renewable energy production, but the Bush administration threatened to veto the measure.

House members approved the package, mostly along party lines, by a vote of 257 to 166. The House bill, like the one approved by the Senate Tuesday, would authorize $400 million in qualified zone academy bonds in each of 2008 and 2009, and also would extend the qualified green building and sustainable design project bond program through the end of 2012.

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