WASHINGTON As expected, President Bush has vetoed the controversial war-appropriations legislation that Congress had appended with a provision to raise the federal minimum wage, giving the restaurant industry a chance to push for more tax breaks as offsets to any pay increase. The legislation presented to Bush included such industry-favored measures as the so-called FICA tax credit fix, which would have extended an income deduction for the FICA taxes that ...

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