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Washington Insider
Tue May 21, 2013 03:19 PM CDT

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HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE BEGINS WORK ON FY14 SPENDING BILLS

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., says his panel plans to approve the first batch of fiscal 2014 spending bills this week in hopes of taking them to the House floor soon after the Memorial Day recess. To its credit, the House has been better at moving appropriations bills through the legislative process than has the Senate. For example, by the time of last year's August recess, the full House had ...

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