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Reports: Senate to Vote on Continuing Resolution to Avert Govt Shutdown

U.S. senators plan to meet Tuesday to vote on a bill proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) to extend government funding and head off a shutdown by the end of the week, Roll Call reported Monday. Niels Lesniewski writes Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Maryland) said Democratic and Republican members will continue discussions with the goal to reach …

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Congressional Negotiators Agree on $83B Military Construction, Veterans’ Benefits and Zika Response Bill

A joint House-Senate committee has submitted the final conference report on a bill that would provide $82.5 billion to fund military facility construction projects, veterans’ benefits programs and Zika response efforts. The House Appropriations Committee said Wednesday the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Appropriations Act now heads to the House for consideration. The proposed budget is about $2.6 billion more …

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Joint Committee Starts to Tackle Military Construction, Veterans Programs, Zika Response Funding Bill

A joint committee of House and Senate appropriators met Tuesday to begin discussions on a bill that would fund the Defense Department‘s military infrastructure projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ quality-of-life programs for former service members in fiscal year 2017. The bill would also provide financial aid to domestic and international …

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House Panel OKs $22B Financial Services, General Government Funding Bill

House Appropriations Committee members have cleared a bill that would provide $21.7 billion to fund operations of the Treasury Department, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Small Business Administration and U.S. federal courts for fiscal year 2017. The proposed budget in the FY 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill is $2.7 billion …

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House Committee Proposes $56B Commerce, Justice, Science Budget for Fiscal 2017

The House Appropriations Committee has unveiled a bill that would provide $56B in discretionary funding for the departments of Commerce and Justice as well as federal science agencies for fiscal year 2017. The committee said Tuesday its proposed Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies budget is $1.4 billion more than the amount President Obama requested …

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