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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • McManus: Head-in-the-sand Congress

    McManus: Head-in-the-sand Congress
    Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) , a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is hopping mad. Sensenbrenner considers himself the father of the Patriot Act, the 2001 law that gave the federal government new powers to investigate potential...
  • Kirk attempts to move beyond gang member arrest flap

    Kirk attempts to move beyond gang member arrest flap
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Monday sought to move past a controversy that flared over his call for mass arrests of gang members by pushing for new federal gang-apprehension initiatives to assist local law enforcement. Earlier this year, Kirk had...
  • No elbow room in hot Senate chamber

     
    Yo! The other day when the 3H’s descended on Pennsylvania, my wife asked me if the Capitol was air conditioned. I said I guess so, it seems cooler inside. Then I stepped into the Senate Rules Committee chamber for the......
  • GOP wins in spending fight but doesn't seem to notice

    GOP wins in spending fight but doesn't seem to notice
    Note to congressional Republicans: You won the battle over the stopgap spending bill. Time to declare victory and move on. Washington has been transfixed by Sen. Ted Cruz's impossible quest to use a must-pass stopgap spending bill to "defund Obamacare."...
  • Bureaucrat binge costs billions

    Bureaucrat binge costs billions
    The government shutdown is a bridge way too far, but I hate to admit that the right-wing Republican caucus sometimes has a point. Just take a look at what bureaucrats get up to on their equivalent of New Year's Eve. It's as wild and crazy a moment for...
  • McConnell could get more money than expected for tankers

    McConnell could get more money than expected for tankers
    McConnell Air Force Base is slated to get more money than expected to house the new Air Force's new fleet of refueling tankers. Under a bill passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee Friday, McConnell would get $219m for upgrades.  That's $27m...
  • Gatto's measure to save state's citrus industry moves to Appropriations Committee

    This story has been updated. See details below. A bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to invest in a citrus-saving research initiative is headed to the Senate Appropriations Committee. AB 571, which would appropriate $5 million...
  • Obama needs to start sweating the small stuff

    Obama needs to start sweating the small stuff
    President Barack Obama likes doing the big things. This is, after all, the man who claimed that his victorious 2008 campaign was "the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal." He was roundly (and rightly) derided...
  • PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin

    PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin
    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Renowned baritone championed German lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of...
  • PA Open Records Office Gets A Boost In Senate GOP Budget.

     
    The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records ... ... which had been set for flat-funding at $1.17 million in the Corbett administration's budget proposal would see its funding increased to $1.35 million in the Senate GOP budget plan that cleared the......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate GOP To Unveil Its Budget Counter-Offer Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Majority Senate Republicans will unveil a $27,65 billion budget plan this morning that restores $245 million in spending on higher education and cuts $165 million in unspecified spending from the Corbett...
  • $27.6 Billon Budget On Its Way To The Senate Floor.

     
    The Republican-controlled state Senate has thrown down its marker in this year’s budget debate, as a critical committee gave its unanimous approval to a $27.6 billion budget plan that restores the Corbett administration’s deep cuts to higher...