WINNERS & LOSERS
NEW LAWS ON THE BOOKS IN '97
BILL CLINTON Line-item veto makes him the first Prez with the "power of the pen" (if it holds up in court)
STAY-AT-HOME SPOUSES Can pad the nest egg, by contributing as much as their working mates to IRAs
NEW MOTHERS No more quickie hospital stays in some states, with a federal law to follow in 1998
NATURE BUFFS Must say goodbye to cheap vacations: price tag more than doubles at some national parks
WELFARE RECIPIENTS They'll be workin' hard for their money; legal immigrants will be the first...