WASHINGTON - House lawmakers yesterday voted 263 to 160 to approve a bill containing $5.4 billion of tax-credit bonds, in addition to several other bond-related provisions, that now faces the threat of a veto by President Bush.

In a statement of policy released yesterday, the administration objected to several revenue-raising provisions included to offset costs of the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008, previously known as the Energy and Tax Extenders Act of 2008, and echoed House Republican criticism that the bill does not include relief from the alternative minimum tax.

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