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Rappler
Ombudsman questions DBM: Why not allow us to use savings?the Ombudsman’s power)? That would be against the thrust of this administration
Ombudsman questions DBM: Why not allow us to use savings?
Rappler / Posted 10 hours ago
the Ombudsman’s power)? That would be against the thrust of this administration,” said House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas. House appropriations committee chairperson Karlo Nograles then told Morales that they would move to include the special... Read more
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The Columbian
Time for Gun ResearchCongress to ease the limits on gun-violence research. To which Rep. Tom Cole, R
Time for Gun Research
The Columbian / Posted 10 hours ago
Congress to ease the limits on gun-violence research. To which Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., who leads health funding for the House Appropriations Committee, responded, “I don’t particularly see the need for it, quite frankly.” The American people... Read more
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Roll Call
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)spending bills for fiscal 2017, with proponents of the exemption pushing to mak
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
spending bills for fiscal 2017, with proponents of the exemption pushing to make the three-year waiver permanent. The House Appropriations Committee in June included the provision in its Homeland Security spending bill (HR 5634) after it was... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
No more luxury cars: Philippine govt moves to cut spendingimplementing higher taxes on upscale imported vehicles. On Monday, Finance Und
No more luxury cars: Philippine govt moves to cut spending
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
implementing higher taxes on upscale imported vehicles. On Monday, Finance Undersecretary Gil S. Beltran informed the House Appropriations Committee that the DoF was looking into increasing taxes on luxury cars in addition to other new... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Budget chief Abad denies Aquino admin underspent P1 trillionis why I refer to the problem as delayed spending by agencies, not underspendin
Budget chief Abad denies Aquino admin underspent P1 trillion
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
is why I refer to the problem as delayed spending by agencies, not underspending,” Abad added. Diokno told members of the House appropriations committee last Monday that the Aquino administration supposedly failed to spend a total of about P1... Read more
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Roll Call
Obama Administration Announces Added $60 Million to Fight Zikalarger chunk of the $589 million "in the kitty," as House Appropriations Chairm
Obama Administration Announces Added $60 Million to Fight Zika
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
larger chunk of the $589 million "in the kitty," as House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers characterized it. During a House Appropriations Committee Labor-HHS-Education markup on July 13, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart accused the administration of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOF, DBM eye measures to earn revenue, spend less on luxury carsof Finance is looking at slapping higher taxes on expensive imported cars. Fin
DOF, DBM eye measures to earn revenue, spend less on luxury cars
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
of Finance is looking at slapping higher taxes on expensive imported cars. Finance Undersecretary Gil S. Beltran told the House appropriations committee Monday night that the DOF was looking at including the levy of additional taxes on luxury cars... Read more
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Inquirier.net
DOF sees take from higher oil excise doubling to P249B by 2022to P249 billion, once the higher rates are implemented by next year. Finance U
DOF sees take from higher oil excise doubling to P249B by 2022
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
to P249 billion, once the higher rates are implemented by next year. Finance Undersecretary Gil S. Beltran also told the House appropriations committee Monday night that the Department of Finance (DOF) would recommend removing the exemption from... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House leaders say probe on drugs in Bilibid 'justifiable'by De Lima last December 2014, when makeshift “shabu” laboratories were discove
House leaders say probe on drugs in Bilibid 'justifiable'
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
by De Lima last December 2014, when makeshift “shabu” laboratories were discovered. For his part, Davao City Rep. and House Appropriations Committee Chair Karlo Nograles said De Lima could be invited as a resource speaker for the sake of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Tax increase for oil products loomsthat will compensate for foregone revenues once income tax rates are slashed, a
Tax increase for oil products looms
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
that will compensate for foregone revenues once income tax rates are slashed, as promised by President Duterte. At the House appropriations committee hearing on the proposed P3.35-trillion national budget for 2017, Finance Secretary Carlos G.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Government to lose P173 B annually with lower taxes – DOFand the lowering of corporate income tax rates will bring down our revenues by
Government to lose P173 B annually with lower taxes – DOF
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
and the lowering of corporate income tax rates will bring down our revenues by approximately P34.8 billion,” he told the House appropriations committee. Dominguez made the forecast at a briefing by the Development Budget Coordinating Committee... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House to summon De Lima’s ex-driverthe drug trade at NBP, even if it includes the driver of De Lima,” said Davao C
House to summon De Lima’s ex-driver
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
the drug trade at NBP, even if it includes the driver of De Lima,” said Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles, who also chairs the House appropriations committee. Dayan has reportedly gone into hiding. Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu told reporters in a news... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
House leaders say probe of drugs in Bilibid is “justifiable”by De Lima on December 2014, where makeshift “shabu” laboratories were discover
House leaders say probe of drugs in Bilibid is “justifiable”
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
by De Lima on December 2014, where makeshift “shabu” laboratories were discovered. For his part, Davao City Rep. and House appropriations committee chair Karlo Nograles said that De Lima could be invited as a resource speaker for the sake of... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana delegation faces hurdles in fight for more federal disaster aidhas been affected by the devastating flooding. I've been in touch with top FEMA
Louisiana delegation faces hurdles in fight for more federal disaster aid
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
has been affected by the devastating flooding. I've been in touch with top FEMA officials as well as my colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee to make sure that the federal Disaster Relief Fund has enough remaining balance to help... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana delegation faces hurdles in fight for more federal disaster aidhas been affected by the devastating flooding. I've been in touch with top FEMA
Louisiana delegation faces hurdles in fight for more federal disaster aid
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
has been affected by the devastating flooding. I've been in touch with top FEMA officials as well as my colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee to make sure that the federal Disaster Relief Fund has enough remaining balance to help... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford gains edge in 4th District House race; although undecideds have big lead in raceand bolster the logistics-intensive economy and military interests in North Flo
Rutherford gains edge in 4th District House race; although undecideds have big lead in race
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
and bolster the logistics-intensive economy and military interests in North Florida. Crenshaw serves on the influential House Appropriations Committee and its defense subcommittee. Crenshaw is staying out of the race and will not endorse,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland public defenders juggle heavy caseloads; critics say indigent clients sufferand complex their trials might be, and other factors. Del. Tony McConkey, a Re
Maryland public defenders juggle heavy caseloads; critics say indigent clients suffer
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
and complex their trials might be, and other factors. Del. Tony McConkey, a Republican from Anne Arundel County on the House Appropriations Committee, said fiscal shortfalls statewide are to blame for the agency's limited resources. While he... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore elected officials join outcry over Chase Brexton firingscare to them, that they had a trusting relationship with," said Del. Maggie McI
Baltimore elected officials join outcry over Chase Brexton firings
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
care to them, that they had a trusting relationship with," said Del. Maggie McIntosh, the Baltimore Democrat who chairs the House Appropriations Committee in Annapolis. "Any time you have a change in caregivers it is going to affect care," she... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Scandal’s her own doing, says Dutertepeacefully. “Everything can be settled amicably among honorable servants of th
Scandal’s her own doing, says Duterte
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
peacefully. “Everything can be settled amicably among honorable servants of the people,” Nograles, chairman of the House appropriations committee, told reporters at a news conference when asked to comment on the issue. “Step back and... Read more
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Roll Call
Common Denominator in Spending Bills: Attacking Reproductive Healthto conceive a child, or even to use contraception, will result in their being f
Common Denominator in Spending Bills: Attacking Reproductive Health
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
to conceive a child, or even to use contraception, will result in their being fired or denied a job. Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee endorsed a Labor-HHS-Education bill that would allow any health insurer, or any employer... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody eyes Leila’s former driver as state witnessthat’s an issue of moral ascendancy,” she said in a press briefing. Davao City
Rody eyes Leila’s former driver as state witness
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
that’s an issue of moral ascendancy,” she said in a press briefing. Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, chairman of the House appropriations committee, said “everything can be settled amicably among honorable servants of the people.” “Step back... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. is a 98-pound weakling in Congress: How it got this terrible1980. After the House delegation shrunk to 12 from 13 following the 2010 census
N.J. is a 98-pound weakling in Congress: How it got this terrible
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
1980. After the House delegation shrunk to 12 from 13 following the 2010 census, New Jersey lost its only Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, Steven Rothman. New Jersey also is hurt by having so many rookies. Four of its 14 lawmakers,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House allies laud Duterte’s first 50 days but silent on killingsdays of his administration. In a press briefing on Thursday, the majority alli
House allies laud Duterte’s first 50 days but silent on killings
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
days of his administration. In a press briefing on Thursday, the majority allies who are also high-ranking officers of the House appropriations committee said they were impressed at how Duterte implemented his campaign promise of cracking down on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Allies urge public to go easy on Duterte over jabs at De Limahe has the right to criticize Sen. Leila de Lima. In a press conference among
Allies urge public to go easy on Duterte over jabs at De Lima
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
he has the right to criticize Sen. Leila de Lima. In a press conference among chairpersons and vice chairpersons of the House appropriations committee on Thursday, Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles said he hoped the rift between Duterte and De Lima... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
New York City Officials demand anti-terror funding from federal governmenta chance to come at us with less of our defenses up,” Mayor de Blasio said. Co
New York City Officials demand anti-terror funding from federal government
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 7 days ago
a chance to come at us with less of our defenses up,” Mayor de Blasio said. Congressman Steve Israel, who along with his House Appropriations Committee colleagues passed the bill at $600 million, called for an end to the gridlock. “A committee... Read more
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Roll Call
Can Eisenhower Memorial Go It Alone Without Congress?II veterans are all dead," said Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., who has defe
Can Eisenhower Memorial Go It Alone Without Congress?
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
II veterans are all dead," said Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., who has defended the project against dissenters on the House Appropriations Committee. In a scathing report, the committee has called for a "reset" on the project, citing the... Read more
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The Signal
Gary Horton: A primer on lobbying influenceas Senior Director Mr. X joined the ABC Firm on Aug. X as senior director afte
Gary Horton: A primer on lobbying influence
The Signal / Posted 8 days ago
as Senior Director Mr. X joined the ABC Firm on Aug. X as senior director after over a decade as professional staff on the House Appropriations Committee. During this time, Mr. X supported the Appropriations Committee providing funding and language... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Wyden's push for gun violence research is on-time and necessarygun violence research. But naysayers were loud and immediate. Rep. Tom Cole of
Wyden's push for gun violence research is on-time and necessary
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
gun violence research. But naysayers were loud and immediate. Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma, who leads health funding for the House Appropriations Committee, issued a haplessly opaque statement to a reporter: "I don't particularly see the need for it,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Democrats blame Republicans for Obama administration’s painful cuts to fund Zika trialsDemocrats. “HHS has sufficient funds to cover this, as well as all other core
Democrats blame Republicans for Obama administration’s painful cuts to fund Zika trials
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
Democrats. “HHS has sufficient funds to cover this, as well as all other core duties,” said Jennifer Hing, spokeswoman for House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican. Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Mr. Rogers say the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
P3.3-T ‘real change’ budget submittedas he clearly enunciated over the course of the campaign,” said Davao City Rep.
P3.3-T ‘real change’ budget submitted
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
as he clearly enunciated over the course of the campaign,” said Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles, chairman of the House appropriations committee tasked to scrutinize the proposed budget program. Budget hearings are expected to begin on... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
P3.35-trillion budget for 2017 submittedare concerned. “Those are rumors, but they are not true OK?” he said as he sat
P3.35-trillion budget for 2017 submitted
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
are concerned. “Those are rumors, but they are not true OK?” he said as he sat beside House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Karlo Nograles of Davao City. Alvarez, Duterte’s party mate over at Partido... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
DBM submits 2017 proposed budget to Houseof Representatives. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno submitted the proposed bi
DBM submits 2017 proposed budget to House
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
of Representatives. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno submitted the proposed bill to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Karlo Nograles. The budget for next year is worth P 3.35-billion. This is 11... Read more
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Rappler
Diokno on 2017 budget: No cap for lawmakers' pet projectsorganizations that lawmakers had endorsed in exchange for commissions. (READ: P
Diokno on 2017 budget: No cap for lawmakers' pet projects
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
organizations that lawmakers had endorsed in exchange for commissions. (READ: Pork Tales: A Story of Corruption) The House appropriations committee, led by Davao City 1st District Representative Karlo Nograles, will begin its months-long... Read more
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Rappler
2017 budget priorities: Infrastructure, agriculture, peace and orderDanilo Suarez, House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas, Budget Secretary Benjamin Di
2017 budget priorities: Infrastructure, agriculture, peace and order
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
Danilo Suarez, House Majority Leader Rudy Fariñas, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, and House Appropriations Committee chairperson Karlo Nograles. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The first... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DBM to submit P3.3-T 2017 budget to Congress todayAlvarez before noon today the proposed P3.3-trillion national budget for next y
DBM to submit P3.3-T 2017 budget to Congress today
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
Alvarez before noon today the proposed P3.3-trillion national budget for next year, which may be scrutinized by the House appropriations committee next week. Committee chairman Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles yesterday promised to expedite... Read more
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The Hill
Time for Congress's spending decisions to go on the recordby the committee and ready for floor action, pending action by the House Rules
Time for Congress's spending decisions to go on the record
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
by the committee and ready for floor action, pending action by the House Rules Committee, without a single member of the House Appropriations Committee having had their vote recorded. This practice allows members and committees to evade... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
News Briefs | April 20, 2014that we abandon the corporations-first, citizens last agenda that swept into La
News Briefs | April 20, 2014
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
that we abandon the corporations-first, citizens last agenda that swept into Lansing in 2010.” Faris serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee and is a member of the Appropriations Subcommittees on Community Colleges, Judiciary, and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
State schools chief offers plan to eliminate voucher waiting listenrollment without one for public schools "is undemocratic, it is un-American a
State schools chief offers plan to eliminate voucher waiting list
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
enrollment without one for public schools "is undemocratic, it is un-American and it is unfair," he told reporters. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, said while he has not read White's letter he has discussed... Read more
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The Houma Courier
State schools chief offers plan to eliminate voucher waiting listenrollment without one for public schools "is undemocratic, it is un-American a
State schools chief offers plan to eliminate voucher waiting list
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
enrollment without one for public schools "is undemocratic, it is un-American and it is unfair," he told reporters. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, said while he has not read White's letter he has discussed... Read more
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Island Packet
Superintendent tries to strike deal to cut voucher wait lista reduction, along with many programs across state government, amid budget gaps
Superintendent tries to strike deal to cut voucher wait list
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
a reduction, along with many programs across state government, amid budget gaps. White sent a letter Friday to LaFleur and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry urging state reimbursement for private schools that take students on... Read more
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The Washington Times
Zika vaccine to be funded by siphoning medical research fundsthat federal agencies do indeed have existing funds available within their budg
Zika vaccine to be funded by siphoning medical research funds
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
that federal agencies do indeed have existing funds available within their budgets that can be redirected to fight Zika,” House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican, said. “This has been the case all along, and it... Read more
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The Hill
Dems: 'Overly insular' process led to optimistic ISIS intelthe House Armed Services Committee, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelli
Dems: 'Overly insular' process led to optimistic ISIS intel
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
the House Armed Services Committee, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Subcommittee on Defense of the House Appropriations Committee — formed a joint task force to investigate the allegations. Rather than joining the task... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland attorney general's office disputes Hogan administration's reading of transportation lawprojects or risk losing funding for those projects this year, according to the
Maryland attorney general's office disputes Hogan administration's reading of transportation law
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
projects or risk losing funding for those projects this year, according to the Attorney General's Office. In a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Maggie McIntosh, Assistant Attorney General David W. Stamper said the Maryland... Read more
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The Hill
GOP: Intelligence 'downplayed' ISIS situationHouse Armed Services Committee, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligenc
GOP: Intelligence 'downplayed' ISIS situation
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
House Armed Services Committee, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Subcommittee on Defense of the House Appropriations Committee, and led by GOP Reps. Ken Calvert (Calif.), Mike Pompeo (Kan.), and Brad Wenstrup... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Funeral services for Jimmy Long have been plannedLegislature.” He served as chairman of the House Education Committee for 16 ye
Funeral services for Jimmy Long have been planned
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
Legislature.” He served as chairman of the House Education Committee for 16 years and also held membership on the powerful House Appropriations Committee and Joint Legislative Budget Committee. He was a long-time member of the 16-state Southern... Read more
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NBC News
First Family's National Parks Vacation Highlights Obama's Environmental Pushthat comes from the growing costs of fighting wildfire," Agriculture Secretary
First Family's National Parks Vacation Highlights Obama's Environmental Push
NBC News / Posted 15 days ago
that comes from the growing costs of fighting wildfire," Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a statement. The House Appropriations Committee agrees that the funding mechanism for fighting forest fires is inadequate, and has pushed for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Failure of feds to finance Y’town plan is outrageousto remind the secretary of transportation that this region’s congressman is Dem
Failure of feds to finance Y’town plan is outrageous
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 16 days ago
to remind the secretary of transportation that this region’s congressman is Democrat Tim Ryan, who serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee – by virtue of his seniority. Ryan has worked tirelessly to ensure that the 13th... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody: If wrong, I’ll accept consequencesSo if the President wants to act as the highest prosecutor of the land, that is
Rody: If wrong, I’ll accept consequences
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
So if the President wants to act as the highest prosecutor of the land, that is well within his prerogative,” the House appropriations committee chairman said. He added that the public must understand that the President has access to the... Read more
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CBS News
Former Ohio Congressman Steve LaTourette dead at 62District from 1995 to 2013. He was a Lake County prosecutor before his election
Former Ohio Congressman Steve LaTourette dead at 62
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
District from 1995 to 2013. He was a Lake County prosecutor before his election to the House. A member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, LaTourette was a supporter of infrastructure spending, Amtrak and congressional set-asides... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Zika funds running out, gridlocked Congress toldRepublicans, and Republicans blamed Democrats and the administration. Rep. Nit
Zika funds running out, gridlocked Congress told
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Republicans, and Republicans blamed Democrats and the administration. Rep. Nita Lowey of New York, top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, said: "The urgency of enacting emergency Zika funding is growing by the day." She called on... Read more
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