ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski says the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress includes $120 million to build a cybersecurity center at the U.S. 67 more words
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Once again, as we head towards the end of the year, we look back to see which blog posts were the most popular. In 2014, the hot topic was the appropriations act and its related notices, which included the implementation of biennial inspections and new flat rent requirements. 102 more words
(CBS Connecticut) – Connecticut’s two U.S. senators split in the vote on the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed 56-40 Saturday night. Senator Chris Murphy voted for the measure, Senator Richard Blumenthal against it — but both expressed concern about both the contents of the bill and the process which came up with it. 136 more words
So what should libertarians, Reagan conservatives, and other advocates of smaller government think of the “cromnibus” spending bill?
The answer depends on your benchmark. If you dislike insider deals, pork-barrel spending, … 924 more words