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The Daily Sentinel
Regional Center bill to be heard this weekone more chance to weigh in on the immediate future of the Grand Junction Regio
Regional Center bill to be heard this week
The Daily Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
one more chance to weigh in on the immediate future of the Grand Junction Regional Center this week. That’s because the House Appropriations Committee is to take testimony on SB178, a measure that calls for relocating the 28 intellectually and... Read more
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The Advocate
Jeff Sadow: Democrats change tune on contract limitsthe Governor’s Mansion. Last week, when no-party state Rep. Dee Richard stumpe
Jeff Sadow: Democrats change tune on contract limits
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
the Governor’s Mansion. Last week, when no-party state Rep. Dee Richard stumped for his House Bill 74 in front of the House Appropriations Committee, he should have had no reason to expect any difficulty in advancing the bill. Originally, it... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Senate sends marijuana legalization to House for second timetwo committees, one of which stripped legalization and regulation completely fr
Senate sends marijuana legalization to House for second time
Bennington Banner / Posted yesterday
two committees, one of which stripped legalization and regulation completely from the legislation, S.241 landed in the House Appropriations Committee in mid-April. According to Smith, there is not sufficient support to move it out of that... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Budget Work Continues At Arizona CapitolBudget-watch was back on at the Arizona Capitol on Friday. Some lawmakers are l
Budget Work Continues At Arizona Capitol
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
Budget-watch was back on at the Arizona Capitol on Friday. Some lawmakers are likely bleary-eyed, though, as the House Appropriations Committee didn’t finish its work until early Friday morning. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services provided an... Read more
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The Christian Post
If ISIS Exterminates Christians the World 'Has No Hope,' Warns Congressmanit believes and what it does," Kerry said at the time, using another term for I
If ISIS Exterminates Christians the World 'Has No Hope,' Warns Congressman
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
it believes and what it does," Kerry said at the time, using another term for IS. Fortenberry, who is also a member of the House Appropriations Committee and serves on three subcommittees, including Energy and Water, Military Construction and... Read more
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Raw Story
Is the e-cigarette debate turning anti-smoking groups into a new Big Tobacco?medication like the patch. The outlook for vapers may bleak, but they’re not g
Is the e-cigarette debate turning anti-smoking groups into a new Big Tobacco?
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
medication like the patch. The outlook for vapers may bleak, but they’re not going out without a fight. On April 19, the House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment which, among other things, would push back the date by which e-cigarette... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Legislative session nearing the end in MontpelierTO FIGURE OUT IF WE CAN FIND THE TOOLS, USE A PROCEDURE TO GET AN UP OR DOWN VO
Legislative session nearing the end in Montpelier
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 2 days ago
TO FIGURE OUT IF WE CAN FIND THE TOOLS, USE A PROCEDURE TO GET AN UP OR DOWN VOTE. RACHEL: FOR TWO WEEKS, THE BILL IN THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE. ISN'T IN THE CARDS. >> THERE IS THE SUPPORT IN THE HOUSE TO MOVE FORWARD WITH EITHER A... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problemsat Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problems
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted 2 days ago
at Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,” said Lowey, the ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee. “I remain highly skeptical that the safety and security measures at Indian Point can protect... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Peekskill
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problemsat Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problems
The Daily Voice - Peekskill / Posted 2 days ago
at Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,” said Lowey, the ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee. “I remain highly skeptical that the safety and security measures at Indian Point can protect... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ossining
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problemsat Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problems
The Daily Voice - Ossining / Posted 2 days ago
at Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,” said Lowey, the ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee. “I remain highly skeptical that the safety and security measures at Indian Point can protect... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problemsat Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,
On Anniversary Of Chernobyl, Lowey Speaks About Indian Point Problems
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted 2 days ago
at Indian Point today is reminder of the dangers of keeping this facility open,” said Lowey, the ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee. “I remain highly skeptical that the safety and security measures at Indian Point can protect... Read more
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FOX Business
Tobacco Makers Just Won a Major E-Cigarette Victory, but Does It Matter?new e-cigarette and vapor products have since been introduced. Reynolds Americ
Tobacco Makers Just Won a Major E-Cigarette Victory, but Does It Matter?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
new e-cigarette and vapor products have since been introduced. Reynolds American's Vuse e-cig. Image source: Pixabay The House Appropriations Committee voted 31-19 in favor of "easing" that process, although it's unclear if the PMTA cutoff date... Read more
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FOX Business
Tobacco Makers Just Won a Major E-Cigarette Victory, but Does It Matter?new e-cigarette and vapor products have since been introduced. Reynolds Americ
Tobacco Makers Just Won a Major E-Cigarette Victory, but Does It Matter?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
new e-cigarette and vapor products have since been introduced. Reynolds American's Vuse e-cig. Image source: Pixabay The House Appropriations Committee voted 31-19 in favor of "easing" that process, although it's unclear if the PMTA cutoff date... Read more
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The Hill
Abortion rights group defends AmeriCorps after violationsfor Community Health Centers, for the “shameful failure of trust.” Rep. Tom Co
Abortion rights group defends AmeriCorps after violations
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
for Community Health Centers, for the “shameful failure of trust.” Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), who oversees health funding on the House Appropriations Committee, also called for a national investigation into AmeriCorps and its g... Read more
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Philly.com
Fattah loss shows corruption mattersdecades of service, Fattah was an accomplished advocate of science and educatio
Fattah loss shows corruption matters
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
decades of service, Fattah was an accomplished advocate of science and education, attaining an influential position on the House Appropriations Committee. He now stands charged, among other transgressions, with misusing his power to pay off an... Read more
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Rutland Herald
A last-ditch effort to legalize potto legalize up to one ounce of pot and the cultivation of two marijuana plants.
A last-ditch effort to legalize pot
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
to legalize up to one ounce of pot and the cultivation of two marijuana plants. The legislation has been stalled in the House Appropriations Committee for nearly two weeks, however. Without the votes to advance it, the committee has opted to let... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
House passes $38.8B budget for state governmentnot about the numbers. It’s about the people we serve," said state Rep. Al Psch
House passes $38.8B budget for state government
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
not about the numbers. It’s about the people we serve," said state Rep. Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. "There’s some stuff in this budget I don’t like, and there is some stuff in this budget that... Read more
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examiner.com
The myth of the low information voterAs far as I know, exit polls never ask a voter to name the Senate Minority Lead
The myth of the low information voter
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
As far as I know, exit polls never ask a voter to name the Senate Minority Leader or identify the ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee. Pollsters, as far as I know, don't call up your high school and ask to see your grade on the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
House passes $38.8B budget for state governmentnot about the numbers. It’s about the people we serve," said state Rep. Al Psch
House passes $38.8B budget for state government
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
not about the numbers. It’s about the people we serve," said state Rep. Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville, the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. "There’s some stuff in this budget I don’t like, and there is some stuff in this budget that... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Dems accuse GOP of walking away from Zika dealpackage if it came below President Obama's official request of $1.9 billion. R
Senate Dems accuse GOP of walking away from Zika deal
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
package if it came below President Obama's official request of $1.9 billion. Rep. Nita Lowey, the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, said Congress has an “absolute responsibility” to approve the $1.9 billion requested by the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Many lawmakers pan McCrory difference on teachers, workersam very certain that that option will be considered strongly," said Rep. Nelson
Many lawmakers pan McCrory difference on teachers, workers
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
am very certain that that option will be considered strongly," said Rep. Nelson Dollar, R-Wake, senior co-chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. Sen. Harry Brown, R-Onslow, the leading Senate budget-writer, said there is a disagreement... Read more
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The Hill
House Dems dismiss bipartisan Zika effort in Senatediscussing it on the House side,” Lowey told The Hill on Wednesday. “We’re conv
House Dems dismiss bipartisan Zika effort in Senate
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
discussing it on the House side,” Lowey told The Hill on Wednesday. “We’re convinced it needs to be $1.9 [billion].” The House Appropriations Committee has been sharply divided over whether to approve new funding for the Zika virus. Chairman Hal... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
$16.2B education budget approvedShores, said a $1 million allocation to help private schools with mandated cost
$16.2B education budget approved
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Shores, said a $1 million allocation to help private schools with mandated costs such as fire drills is unconstitutional. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville, countered that it "represents a whopping 60 cents per... Read more
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The Hill
Congress Getting it Right on Email Privacyof the technology and how it is utilized by our society. Today, Congress is ge
Congress Getting it Right on Email Privacy
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
of the technology and how it is utilized by our society. Today, Congress is getting it right. Rep. Yoder represents the third District of Kansas in the United States House of Representatives and serves on the House Appropriation... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Time for change on state contractshave failed. Until now. Richard has again brought forth his bill, and it clear
Time for change on state contracts
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
have failed. Until now. Richard has again brought forth his bill, and it cleared its first hurdle on Monday when the House Appropriations Committee approved it — in spite of questionable arguments against it. Louisiana faces a fiscal crisis... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Time for change on state contractshave failed. Until now. Richard has again brought forth his bill, and it clear
Time for change on state contracts
The Houma Courier / Posted 3 days ago
have failed. Until now. Richard has again brought forth his bill, and it cleared its first hurdle on Monday when the House Appropriations Committee approved it — in spite of questionable arguments against it. Louisiana faces a fiscal crisis... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
House OKs $16.2B education budget with more for schoolsShores, said a $1 million allocation to help private schools with mandated cost
House OKs $16.2B education budget with more for schools
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Shores, said a $1 million allocation to help private schools with mandated costs such as fire drills is unconstitutional. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville, countered that it "represents a whopping 60 cents per... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
House OKs $16.2B education budget with more for schoolsShores, said a $1 million allocation to help private schools with mandated cost
House OKs $16.2B education budget with more for schools
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Shores, said a $1 million allocation to help private schools with mandated costs such as fire drills is unconstitutional. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka, R-Stevensville, countered that it "represents a whopping 60 cents per... Read more
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The Morning Call
Indicted Congressman Chaka Fattah falls in primarysupporters at a union hall in Philadelphia. Fattah has been a congressman for
Indicted Congressman Chaka Fattah falls in primary
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
supporters at a union hall in Philadelphia. Fattah has been a congressman for two decades and served on the powerful House Appropriations Committee. He's accused of accepting bribes and misusing campaign funds and charitable grants to enrich... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Montpelier Sneak Peek: The final fortnight and still no potwould not bet that there will be legalization within the next year," Smith said
Montpelier Sneak Peek: The final fortnight and still no pot
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
would not bet that there will be legalization within the next year," Smith said. The marijuana legalization bill is in the House Appropriations Committee, where there is no testimony on it on the weekly agenda. Smith said Monday that at this point... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Lawmakers scramble to find money to fully fund TOPSrequire the executive branch to cut $184 million from state contracts. Rep. Je
Lawmakers scramble to find money to fully fund TOPS
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
require the executive branch to cut $184 million from state contracts. Rep. Jerome Richard, I-Thibodaux, presented to the House Appropriations Committee his annual bill, this time House Bill 74, that looks to cut 10 percent of state spending for... Read more
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The Hill
Top GOP rep. calls for probe into abortion services at community health centersA top member of the House Appropriations Committee is calling for a major inves
Top GOP rep. calls for probe into abortion services at community health centers
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
A top member of the House Appropriations Committee is calling for a major investigation into government-funded community health centers, after a report found that several clinics violated federal rules on abortion. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), who... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
$184 million in cuts to contracts to fund TOPS pushed through committeerequire the executive branch to cut $184 million from state contracts. Rep. Je
$184 million in cuts to contracts to fund TOPS pushed through committee
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
require the executive branch to cut $184 million from state contracts. Rep. Jerome Richard, I-Thibodaux, presented to the House Appropriations Committee his annual bill, this time House Bill 74, that looks to cut 10 percent of state spending for... Read more
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The Daily Comet
House committee approves contract-cutting billThe bill as it left the influential House Appropriations Committee today would
House committee approves contract-cutting bill
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
The bill as it left the influential House Appropriations Committee today would require state government agencies to cut $183 million from their state professional, personal and consulting service contracts paid for through state dollars for the... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana budget shortfall shrinks in latest estimate ahead of 'debate over priorities, 'how much money is available'said the figures could continue to shift — even as legislators look at other wa
Louisiana budget shortfall shrinks in latest estimate ahead of 'debate over priorities, 'how much money is available'
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
said the figures could continue to shift — even as legislators look at other ways to carve out savings. The House Appropriations Committee — the first step in the budgeting process — is expected to reveal its plans for the budget in... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. House committee advances bill aimed at reducing state contractsenough to fully fund TOPS is heading to the House floor after advancing out of
La. House committee advances bill aimed at reducing state contracts
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
enough to fully fund TOPS is heading to the House floor after advancing out of committee. With a vote of 15-5, the House Appropriations Committee advanced HB 74 Monday with an amendment that require the state to cut the contract budget by... Read more
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The Washington Times
Zika funding to be put on deficit by Democrats as GOP says no to new spendingwhat it needs to fight the virus through the end of the fiscal year on Oct. 1.
Zika funding to be put on deficit by Democrats as GOP says no to new spending
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
what it needs to fight the virus through the end of the fiscal year on Oct. 1. “In the absence of this information, the House Appropriations Committee will work with our colleagues in the House and the Senate to make our own determinations on... Read more
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The Daily Comet
House committee approves contract-cutting billThe bill as it left the influential House Appropriations Committee today would
House committee approves contract-cutting bill
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
The bill as it left the influential House Appropriations Committee today would require state government agencies to cut $183 million from their state professional, personal and consulting service contracts paid for through state dollars for the... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana budget shortfall shrinks to $600M in latest estimatesaid the figures could continue to shift — even as legislators look at other wa
Louisiana budget shortfall shrinks to $600M in latest estimate
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
said the figures could continue to shift — even as legislators look at other ways to carve out savings. The House Appropriations Committee — the first step in the budgeting process — is expected to reveal its plans for the budget in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why safety information on generic drugs is often outdatedlitigation costs, has lobbied hard to thwart the agency and has won delays and
Why safety information on generic drugs is often outdated
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
litigation costs, has lobbied hard to thwart the agency and has won delays and allies in Congress. Earlier this month, the House Appropriations Committee proposed a spending bill that would prevent the FDA from using its funding to enact the rule... Read more
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The Houma Courier
House committee approves contract-cutting billThe bill as it left the influential House Appropriations Committee today would
House committee approves contract-cutting bill
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
The bill as it left the influential House Appropriations Committee today would require state government agencies to cut $183 million from their state professional, personal and consulting service contracts paid for through state dollars for the... Read more
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The Hill
Battle brewing over drug pricing proposalsdollars in reserves to address the crisis. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Nita
Battle brewing over drug pricing proposals
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
dollars in reserves to address the crisis. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey (N.Y.), the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, as well as Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) Read more here:... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana budget shortfall shrinks to $600M in latest estimatesaid the figures could continue to shift -- even as legislators look at other w
Louisiana budget shortfall shrinks to $600M in latest estimate
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
said the figures could continue to shift -- even as legislators look at other ways to carve out savings. The House Appropriations Committee -- the first step in the budgeting process -- is expected to reveal its plans for the budget... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two New York congressmen seeking more grants for first respondersthe federal government. Rep. Peter King of Long Island and Rep. Chris Collins
Two New York congressmen seeking more grants for first responders
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
the federal government. Rep. Peter King of Long Island and Rep. Chris Collins of Clarence announced they have asked the House Appropriations Committee to provide additional funding for two grant programs that provide equipment and staff. “As... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana's estimated budget shortfall drops to $600 millionhit in the budget. We don't like it any more than you do," Dardenne said. But
Louisiana's estimated budget shortfall drops to $600 million
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
hit in the budget. We don't like it any more than you do," Dardenne said. But he pushed back against suggestions from House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, that other parts of the budget could be reduced to shift... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana's estimated budget shortfall drops to $600 millionhit in the budget. We don't like it any more than you do," Dardenne said. But
Louisiana's estimated budget shortfall drops to $600 million
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
hit in the budget. We don't like it any more than you do," Dardenne said. But he pushed back against suggestions from House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, that other parts of the budget could be reduced to shift... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana's estimated budget shortfall drops to $600 millionhit in the budget. We don't like it any more than you do," Dardenne said. But
Louisiana's estimated budget shortfall drops to $600 million
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
hit in the budget. We don't like it any more than you do," Dardenne said. But he pushed back against suggestions from House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, that other parts of the budget could be reduced to shift... Read more
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PhysOrg
A predator fish in California has lost its White House supportover California provisions added by Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., to an energy
A predator fish in California has lost its White House support
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
over California provisions added by Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., to an energy and water appropriations bill for 2017. The House Appropriations Committee approved the $37.4 billion package Tuesday, including language to mandate more Delta water... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Spotlight: Fees or taxes? Lawmakers weigh options to fill gaps in next year’s budgetfee bill, too, advanced to the full House for consideration. Rep. Cameron Henr
Louisiana Spotlight: Fees or taxes? Lawmakers weigh options to fill gaps in next year’s budget
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
fee bill, too, advanced to the full House for consideration. Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, isn’t banking on the millions from the fee bills to arrive just yet, however. “You can only... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: March of Dimes donates latest advance in X-raysat the 137th annual Grand Communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, F.
50 years ago: March of Dimes donates latest advance in X-rays
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
at the 137th annual Grand Communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, F. and A.M. of Florida. A member of the House Appropriations Committee and chair of its Foreign Operations Subcommittee, Passman criticized President Lyndon... Read more
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