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Congress Modernization Select Committee OKs 40 Capacity Improvement, Budget Reform Recommendations

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The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress has passed 40 recommendations to help the legislative branch reform the appropriations process, improve congressional capacity and reclaim its responsibilities under Article One of the Constitution. The vote on the fifth and final package brings the amount of approved recommendations by the committee to 90. 

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House, Senate Negotiators Reach DoD-HHS-Labor-Education Appropriations Deal With Stopgap Measure

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Conference members of both chambers of Congress have reached a compromise to combine the $674B defense spending bill with a measure that would appropriate fiscal 2019 funds for the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Education, Defense News reported Thursday.

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