John Thune http://news.stlpublicradio.org en McCaskill on bill repealing tax breaks for oil companies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-bill-repealing-tax-breaks-oil-companies <p>Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri is co-sponsoring legislation that would end tax breaks for the five largest oil companies in the U.S.</p><p>The Democrat-backed measure would cut off Shell, Exxon Mobil, Conoco Philips, BP and Chevron from $2 billion per year in subsidies. McCaskill says the savings would go to pay off the country&rsquo;s spiraling deficit.</p> Tue, 10 May 2011 20:12:24 +0000 Bill Raack 1210 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill on bill repealing tax breaks for oil companies