WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation yesterday said it issued a letter to Congressional leaders calling for more incentives to drive consumer spending. The massive economic stimulus bills have passed both the House and Senate in different versions and are now being reconciled. NRF reissued its call for a series of state sales-tax holidays to encourage retail spending, and said the current stimulus proposals “don’t do enough to provide the jump-start that would bring shoppers back ...

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