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House passes $1.7T spending bill

 A $1.7 trillion spending bill financing federal agencies through September and providing more aid to a devastated Ukraine cleared the House on Friday as lawmakers race to finish their work for the year and avoid a partial government shutdown. The bill passed mostly along party lines, 225-201. It now goes…
bubmag
December 23, 2022
Joe Biden

GOP omnibus opponents bring home billions of earmarked dollars

Posted December 23, 2022 at 6:59pm Corrected 7:52 p.m. | Lawmakers who voted against the massive omnibus spending package that’s headed for President Joe Biden’s desk secured $3 billion worth of earmarks in the 4,126-page behemoth, a CQ Roll Call tally found, or about one-fifth of all the measure’s home-state…
bubmag
December 23, 2022
Joe Biden

Presidential transition process changes head to Biden’s desk

Posted December 23, 2022 at 2:59pm The landmark overhaul of the Electoral Count Act isn’t the only way the omnibus spending bill that’s heading to President Joe Biden’s desk seeks to avoid a repeat of 2020’s post-election chaos. Also among the provisions in the catchall bill is a bipartisan effort…
bubmag
December 23, 2022