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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – October 8, 2012

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On the Blog: The Other New Laws…

We’ve been pushing attention to the latest continuing resolution, which spends $12,000 per U.S. family. But other recently passed laws illustrate some of the many things the federal government is into.

Read about it in a post entitled: “The Other New Laws….”

Featured Item

The House and Senate have adjourned until after the election.

Before the beginning of the new fiscal year on October 1st, the president signed H.J. Res. 117, the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013, making it Public Law 112-175.

Public Law 112-175 will continue government spending at roughly the same levels for the first six months of the 2013 fiscal year, spending a little over $12,000 per U.S. family.

P.L. 112-175
The Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
Costs $12,209.04 per family

What People Think

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The Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
17% For, 83% Against

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Displayed below are new, updated, and passed items with their cost or savings per family.

New Items

S. 847
The Safe Chemicals Act of 2011
Costs $1.14 per family

S. 3250
The SAFER Act of 2012
Costs $0.00 per family


Updated Items

none


Passed Items

P.L. 112-175
The Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
Costs $12,209.04 per family

P.L. 112-176
A bill to permanently reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program, the E-Verify Program, the Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program, and the Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program

P.L. 112-177
The Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act of 2012

P.L. 112-178
A bill to change the effective date for the internet publication of certain information to prevent harm to the national security or endangering the military officers and civilian employees to whom the publication requirement applies, and for other purposes

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