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Omnibus Spending Bill Passes in the Senate – Casey “Yes,” Toomey “No”

The allure of recess won out Thursday as senators sped up the timeline and cleared a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. Passage completes the process on Capitol Hill of keeping the government funded through the end of the fiscal year … Continue reading

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$1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Irresponsible

As the House takes up a $1.1-trillion omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal year 2014 on Wednesday, it will do so without the support of Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.), who says the rush job is a bad deal for a number … Continue reading

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Food Stamp Program Waste Not Addressed in Spending Bill

The omnibus spending bill does not defund the Department of Agriculture’s controversial advertising and outreach campaigns — including a partnership with the Mexican government — aimed at promoting food-stamp use. Instead, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers is “strongly” encouraging … Continue reading

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