On Monday, the House Appropriations Committee released details on the FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Act. Included in this omnibus package is the FY 2009 Labor-HHS-Educations Appropriations bill. This appropriations bill contains funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Currently, most Federal health and education programs are funded at their FY 2008 levels by a continuing resolution passed last year. Read the rest of this entry »
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nevada) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert C. Byrd (West Virginia) unveiled a $100.3 billion economic recovery package. Read the rest of this entry »
Yesterday, Senate Finance Committee Chairman, Max Baucus (D-Montana), unveiled his “Call to Action” for healthcare reform in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »
“We are a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” – President Abraham Lincoln
Happy Election Day!
You’ve studied the issues, now the only thing left to do is cast your ballot. While you wait for the returns to come in, pass the time with a fun video on “Why we vote.”
On Tuesday President Bush signed a continuing resolution (CR) that will fund the government for another twelve months.