WASHINGTON — Rep. Pat Tiberi, chairman of a House Ways and Means Committee panel, on Tuesday called for the elimination of most tax expenditures as part of comprehensive tax reform, which he said should be as pro-growth as possible and simplify the tax code.

The Ohio Republican, who chairs the select revenues subcommittee, plans to hold a series of tax reform hearings starting next week to examine the more than 200 tax expenditures in the tax code, which include tax-exempt municipal bond interest.

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