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The Advocate
Still unclear if Louisiana legislators have guts to tackle budget gapand the personal appearance of Gov. John Bel Edwards, legislators and the publi
Still unclear if Louisiana legislators have guts to tackle budget gap
The Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
and the personal appearance of Gov. John Bel Edwards, legislators and the public must have a lot of questions after the House Appropriations Committee heard the latest bad news last week about the budget. The big issue is not the one stressed... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lawmakers ban cash for superintendents' group after electionmade it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississip
Lawmakers ban cash for superintendents' group after election
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 hours ago
made it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Herb Frierson, a Poplarville Republican, said Friday that leaders of local school... Read more
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The Advocate
Henry budget plan shredded by lawmakersLouisiana House Republicans have been promising an intelligent state budget. T
Henry budget plan shredded by lawmakers
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Louisiana House Republicans have been promising an intelligent state budget. That plan finally was unveiled Monday by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry. Swiftly approved by committee members, many of whom had not read the... Read more
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The Advocate
Mark Ballard: What's Louisiana’s right-wing House waiting for to act?about 17,400 of the 51,000 or so students qualifying for the Taylor Opportunity
Mark Ballard: What's Louisiana’s right-wing House waiting for to act?
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
about 17,400 of the 51,000 or so students qualifying for the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students will see any money. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, took to the radio airwaves Wednesday to scold Edwards for... Read more
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The Advocate
Will state find balance with GOP’s Henry?side includes tax increases on a pack of cigarettes and adding a penny to the s
Will state find balance with GOP’s Henry?
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
side includes tax increases on a pack of cigarettes and adding a penny to the state sales tax. As chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, Henry will sponsor the bill that translates those choices into law. In the room next door... Read more
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The Advocate
Barras tries to cool overheated temperature in state Housewould have become commissioner of administration and Rep. Cameron Henry, who en
Barras tries to cool overheated temperature in state House
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
would have become commissioner of administration and Rep. Cameron Henry, who ended up as chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, would have been speaker of a House unliberated from the governor’s command. Barras said he... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lawmakers ban cash for superintendents' group after electionmade it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississip
Lawmakers ban cash for superintendents' group after election
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
made it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Herb Frierson, a Poplarville Republican, said Friday that leaders of local school... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
It is now illegal for public funds to be used on Mississippi Association of School Superintendentsmade it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississip
It is now illegal for public funds to be used on Mississippi Association of School Superintendents
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 2 days ago
made it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Herb Frierson, a Poplarville Republican, said Friday that leaders of local school... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Lawmakers ban cash for superintendents' group after electionmade it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississip
Lawmakers ban cash for superintendents' group after election
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
made it illegal for school districts to spend any public money on the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Herb Frierson, a Poplarville Republican, said Friday that leaders of local school... Read more
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Roll Call
Wall Street Eyes Dodd-Frank Changes in Spending Billto the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law, but messaging amendments from both sides
Wall Street Eyes Dodd-Frank Changes in Spending Bill
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
to the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law, but messaging amendments from both sides should grab the spotlight if the full House Appropriations Committee takes up the bill after the Memorial Day recess. In addition to the CFPB, which was... Read more
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Boston Globe
House panel pushes to make Library of Congress use ‘illegal aliens’on the congressional agenda, lawmakers are not known for paying attention to li
House panel pushes to make Library of Congress use ‘illegal aliens’
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
on the congressional agenda, lawmakers are not known for paying attention to library cataloging. But last week, the House Appropriations Committee passed a funding bill with an accompanying report that included language about exactly that.... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelyMay 13, after nearly 14 hours of floor debate on the state’s spending prioritie
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
May 13, after nearly 14 hours of floor debate on the state’s spending priorities. That came after weeks of hearings in the House Appropriations Committee. The House version of the budget bill relied on $100 million that Appropriations leaders said... Read more
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The Register
Republicans move to gut FCC and crush its net neutrality crusade with paralyzing budget rulesbar the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from enforcing its net neutr
Republicans move to gut FCC and crush its net neutrality crusade with paralyzing budget rules
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
bar the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from enforcing its net neutrality provisions. Buried deep within the House Appropriations Committee budget proposal [PDF] is a set of new rules that limit the FCC's ability to use its funds for... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelyMay 13, after nearly 14 hours of floor debate on the state’s spending prioritie
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
May 13, after nearly 14 hours of floor debate on the state’s spending priorities. That came after weeks of hearings in the House Appropriations Committee. The House version of the budget bill relied on $100 million that Appropriations leaders said... Read more
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The Hill
Biden claims ‘total bipartisan support’ for cancer fundingdecade’s worth of advances in cancer research in five years. Rep. Tom Cole (R-
Biden claims ‘total bipartisan support’ for cancer funding
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
decade’s worth of advances in cancer research in five years. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), who oversees health spending for the House Appropriations Committee, has also said he hopes to significantly increase funding for health agencies such as the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Yellow fever, Zika virus, and lessons we have to keep learningat risk, Congress has failed to approve $1.9 billion in emergency Zika funding.
Yellow fever, Zika virus, and lessons we have to keep learning
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 days ago
at risk, Congress has failed to approve $1.9 billion in emergency Zika funding. I honestly can’t understand why the House Appropriations Committee is only willing to spend $622 million to address something that has the potential to devastate... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Humbling of Paul Ryan305-112, with majorities of both parties voting against it. The meltdown happen
The Humbling of Paul Ryan
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
305-112, with majorities of both parties voting against it. The meltdown happened so quickly that it appeared to catch the House Appropriations Committee, which wrote the bill, off guard. The committee sent out a statement from Chair Hal Rogers... Read more
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Reuters
Flap in U.S. Congress over gender identity sinks spending billvote, with 130 Republicans and 175 Democrats opposing the legislation. The vot
Flap in U.S. Congress over gender identity sinks spending bill
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
vote, with 130 Republicans and 175 Democrats opposing the legislation. The vote outcome was such a surprise that the House Appropriations Committee initially announced that bill had passed and was forced to retract the statement. Democrats... Read more
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The Washington Times
Elijah Cummings: Proposed GOP budget cuts ‘ticking time bomb’ for cybersecuritythem the resources and tools they need to do so,” the lawmaker added. The cong
Elijah Cummings: Proposed GOP budget cuts ‘ticking time bomb’ for cybersecurity
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
them the resources and tools they need to do so,” the lawmaker added. The congressman made the comments one day after the House Appropriations Committee proposed cutting $236 million from the IRS in 2017, in spite of hackers having repeated... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Nothing for Grantedserves as a ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intellige
Nothing for Granted
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
serves as a ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He is presently on leave from the House Appropriations Committee which he joined in 2007 and previously served on the United States House Foreign Affairs... Read more
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Roll Call
Taxpayers Foot Bill for Boehner's Post-Speaker OfficeJohn W. McCormack became the first speaker to retire to private life. Jennifer
Taxpayers Foot Bill for Boehner's Post-Speaker Office
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
John W. McCormack became the first speaker to retire to private life. Jennifer Hing, communications director for the House Appropriations Committee, said it was "too early to speculate" whether an upcoming omnibus spending bill will include a... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill to give attorney general budget autonomy put on hold, may not get votemay not get a vote for the rest of the legislative session. Metairie Republica
Bill to give attorney general budget autonomy put on hold, may not get vote
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
may not get a vote for the rest of the legislative session. Metairie Republican Rep. Cameron Henry, who as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee has his name on House Bill 1, the state’s spending plan for next fiscal year, said his goal... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Congressman for Penn's district faces first week in corruption trialwho recently lost his election bid to Pa. Rep. Dwight Evans in the April Democr
Congressman for Penn's district faces first week in corruption trial
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 5 days ago
who recently lost his election bid to Pa. Rep. Dwight Evans in the April Democratic primary. Fattah was a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which handles all bills that regulate expenditures of money the government of the United... Read more
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The Columbian
Housing-hunger bill to move to House for voteVancouver — On Tuesday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a 2017
Housing-hunger bill to move to House for vote
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Vancouver — On Tuesday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a 2017 bill that funds affordable housing and hunger programs, including those in Clark County and Vancouver. Last year, Vancouver was awarded $1,157,637 in Community... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Local lawmakers support change to TOPS scholarship programoriginal budget proposal called for a $183 million cut to the TOPS program, a m
Local lawmakers support change to TOPS scholarship program
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
original budget proposal called for a $183 million cut to the TOPS program, a more than 65 percent decrease. But the House Appropriations Committee shifted money from the state’s charity hospitals to fully fund the scholarship program. That... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Local lawmakers support change to TOPS scholarship programoriginal budget proposal called for a $183 million cut to the TOPS program, a m
Local lawmakers support change to TOPS scholarship program
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
original budget proposal called for a $183 million cut to the TOPS program, a more than 65 percent decrease. But the House Appropriations Committee shifted money from the state’s charity hospitals to fully fund the scholarship program. That... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Revenue shortfall complicating budget negotiationsa new district, while the House has provided only $33 million. State Rep. Al P
Revenue shortfall complicating budget negotiations
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
a new district, while the House has provided only $33 million. State Rep. Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, said $72 million is included in the budget to begin paying off the debt over a 10-year... Read more
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The Hill
Senate to look at email privacy billcan handle European citizens’ data from outside of the EU was thrown into furth
Senate to look at email privacy bill
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
can handle European citizens’ data from outside of the EU was thrown into further jeopardy Wednesday. Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee are pushing a spending bill that would temporarily block a slate of controversial regulations... Read more
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The News & Observer
Coal ash bill pits McCrory against lawmakers againthat. The governor does not want that.” The House Rules Committee approved the
Coal ash bill pits McCrory against lawmakers again
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
that. The governor does not want that.” The House Rules Committee approved the bill on a split voice vote. It goes to the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. The bill would also require Duke Energy to provide permanent connection to... Read more
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The Hill
Watchdog report dings Clinton email securityrepercussions," Cummings said during a hearing. The Maryland Democrat cited a
Watchdog report dings Clinton email security
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
repercussions," Cummings said during a hearing. The Maryland Democrat cited a proposed $236 million cut to the IRS in the House Appropriations Committee 2017 budget, which was released Tuesday. The IRS has been dogged by a series of high-profile... Read more
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The Hill
Watchdog report dings Clinton server securityrepercussions,” Cummings said during a hearing. The Maryland Democrat cited a
Watchdog report dings Clinton server security
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
repercussions,” Cummings said during a hearing. The Maryland Democrat cited a proposed $236 million cut to the IRS in the House Appropriations Committee 2017 budget, which was released Tuesday. The IRS has been dogged by a series of high-profile... Read more
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Al.com
NASA's Space Launch System gets record funding from House appropriatorsnow coming together in Washington looks like it will deliver another year of st
NASA's Space Launch System gets record funding from House appropriators
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
now coming together in Washington looks like it will deliver another year of strong funding for the big new rocket. The House Appropriations Committee this week approved a record $2 billion for SLS, which is being developed in Alabama at the... Read more
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Engadget
Republican budget proposal would gut net neutralityit won't be surprising if supporters keep pushing. Net neutrality has long been
Republican budget proposal would gut net neutrality
Engadget / Posted 5 days ago
it won't be surprising if supporters keep pushing. Net neutrality has long been a hot-button issue for anti-regulation forces, and telecom campaign money (the House Appropriations Committee chair received $25,500) is bound to motivate those opponen... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
CTA's Red Line north rebuild gets $100 million boostfor the ongoing rebuild of its Red Line north el line have received a boost in
CTA's Red Line north rebuild gets $100 million boost
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
for the ongoing rebuild of its Red Line north el line have received a boost in Washington. The action came when the House Appropriations Committee, following the lead of the same panel in the Senate, included $100 million for "core capacity"... Read more
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The Hill
House spending bill takes swipes at FCC rulesRepublicans on the House Appropriations Committee are pushing a spending bill t
House spending bill takes swipes at FCC rules
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee are pushing a spending bill that would temporarily block a slate of controversial regulations at the Federal Communications Commission. The panel’s Financial Service and General Government spending... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tonyaa Weathersbee: Spending big money on sports venues is a loser for taxpayersSpeedway — qualify for state sales tax money. And echoing Artiles, State Rep.
Tonyaa Weathersbee: Spending big money on sports venues is a loser for taxpayers
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
Speedway — qualify for state sales tax money. And echoing Artiles, State Rep. Richard Corcoran, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, has said he hasn’t changed his opposition to giving sales-tax dollars to sports... Read more
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The News & Observer
Speaking of anti-discrimination laws ...to park. No one answered. The bill would allocate $10,000 to spread the word
Speaking of anti-discrimination laws ...
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
to park. No one answered. The bill would allocate $10,000 to spread the word about the new law, Torbett said. The House Appropriations Committee approved the bill on a split voice vote. Related content Under the Dome is your inside... Read more
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Ars Technica
GOP budget bill would kill net neutrality and FCC’s set-top box planmillion below the fiscal year 2016 enacted level and $43 million below the [age
GOP budget bill would kill net neutrality and FCC’s set-top box plan
Ars Technica / Posted 5 days ago
million below the fiscal year 2016 enacted level and $43 million below the [agency's] request," said an announcement by the House Appropriations Committee chaired by Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), who received $25,500 from the telecom industry in the... Read more
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Roll Call
House GOP Conservatives, Moderates Seek Consensus on Budgetof stuff to think about.” Even if the plan with the lower topline were adopted
House GOP Conservatives, Moderates Seek Consensus on Budget
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
of stuff to think about.” Even if the plan with the lower topline were adopted, Flores said he would still expect the House Appropriations Committee to continue writing the 12 annual spending bills to the $1.07 trillion limit in last year’s... Read more
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The Hill
House panel advances Interior, EPA spending billA House Appropriations Committee subpanel on Wednesday approved a $32.1 billion
House panel advances Interior, EPA spending bill
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
A House Appropriations Committee subpanel on Wednesday approved a $32.1 billion spending bill for the Interior Department and environmental programs. The bill, rolled out on Tuesday, would cut $64 million from current spending levels for the... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama congressman: No to banning gun sales to terrorist watch listsecurity," Aderholt said. "Chipping away at our Second Amendment rights is no w
Alabama congressman: No to banning gun sales to terrorist watch list
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
security," Aderholt said. "Chipping away at our Second Amendment rights is no way to fight the terrorists who mean us real harm." Aderholt is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and its subcommittee that funds the Justice De... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Lawmakers, Snyder agree to budget frameworka phone interview. The state budget office confirmed that the framework of an
Lawmakers, Snyder agree to budget framework
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
a phone interview. The state budget office confirmed that the framework of an agreement was in place with Hildenbrand and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka. The Republican governor and GOP legislative leaders still have to sign... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Reality Check: Anti-immigration group’s ad attacking Paul Ryan leaves out informationbacklash over the visa program expansion, the speaker's office put out a news r
Reality Check: Anti-immigration group’s ad attacking Paul Ryan leaves out information
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 days ago
backlash over the visa program expansion, the speaker's office put out a news release in December. It described how the House Appropriations Committee had approved the visa provision months earlier, with every Republican on the committee voting... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: VA chief 'deeply' regrets Disney remark; Senate fight brews over GitmoOverseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account. By contrast, the House defense
Overnight Defense: VA chief 'deeply' regrets Disney remark; Senate fight brews over Gitmo
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account. By contrast, the House defense appropriations bill, which was passed by the House Appropriations Committee last week, would provide $517.1 billion for base spending and $58.6 billion for OCO. But $15.7... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Lawmakers, Snyder agree to framework of budgeta phone interview. The state budget office confirmed that the framework of an
Lawmakers, Snyder agree to framework of budget
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
a phone interview. The state budget office confirmed that the framework of an agreement was in place with Hildenbrand and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka. The Republican governor and GOP legislative leaders still have to sign... Read more
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Island Packet
APNewsBreak: Lawmakers, Snyder agree to framework of budgeta phone interview. The state budget office confirmed that the framework of an
APNewsBreak: Lawmakers, Snyder agree to framework of budget
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
a phone interview. The state budget office confirmed that the framework of an agreement was in place with Hildenbrand and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka. The Republican governor and GOP legislative leaders still have to sign... Read more
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The Hill
GOP makes its case for impeaching IRS chief | Clinton hits Trump over housing crash remarks | Ryan's big Puerto Rico winavailable to them. The Hill's David McCabe tells us why: http://bit.ly/1Vh5jsO.
GOP makes its case for impeaching IRS chief | Clinton hits Trump over housing crash remarks | Ryan's big Puerto Rico win
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
available to them. The Hill's David McCabe tells us why: http://bit.ly/1Vh5jsO. IRS GETS BUDGET CUT IN SPENDING BILL: The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released legislation that cuts overall funding to the Internal Revenue Service... Read more
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The Hill
House approves chemical reform dealenvironment, there are numerous steps back that undermine those goals.” HOUSE
House approves chemical reform deal
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
environment, there are numerous steps back that undermine those goals.” HOUSE LOOKS TO BLOCK EPA RULES: Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released their 2017 Interior environment spending bill, looking to cut funding for... Read more
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The Hill
House panel advances transpo bill with trucking ridersbeating back a Democratic amendment that would have stripped controversial truc
House panel advances transpo bill with trucking riders
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
beating back a Democratic amendment that would have stripped controversial trucking policy riders from the measure. The House Appropriations Committee endorsed the fiscal 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development spending bill by voice... Read more
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The Hill
House bill cuts IRS fundingThe House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released legislation that cuts ov
House bill cuts IRS funding
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released legislation that cuts overall funding to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) while maintaining spending levels aimed at improving the agency's customer service. The fiscal 2017 financial services... Read more
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