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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – February 19, 2013

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On the Blog: Scared of Sequestration

Official Washington is in agony anticipating the arrival of spending cuts they themselves put in place.

Read about it in a post entitled: “Sequestration = Scaaarrreeeeee!

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This week, the House and Senate are both in recess. They will return the week of February 25th.

A bill recently scored by the Congressional Budget Office is S. 252, the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act.

The bill, recently reported from committee to the full Senate, would authorize research and education activities relating to preterm labor and delivery and infant mortality.

Spending to carry out the bill would cost about $0.37 per U.S. family.

S. 252
The PREEMIE Reauthorization Act
Costs $0.37 per family

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S. 252
The PREEMIE Reauthorization Act
Costs $0.37 per family


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