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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – March 11, 2013

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On the Blog: The “CR”

The current law that allows the government to keep running will expire at the end of March. That’s the latest emergency Congress has to deal with.

Read about it in a post entitled: “It’s All About the CR.”

Featured Item

Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 933, the Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013. The Senate will soon debate it.

The bill spends money on the operations of the federal government from the end of this month through the end of the fiscal year September 30th.

Passage H.R. 933 would spend about $12,600 per U.S. family.

H.R. 933
The Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
Costs $12,604.49 per family

What People Think

Click here to vote on The Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013. Click here to vote on The Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013.

The Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
33% For, 67% Against

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

New Items

H.R. 890
The Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013
Saves $0.55 per family

S. 458
A bill to improve and extend certain nutrition programs
Saves $290.64 per family

H.R. 933
The Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013
Costs $12,604.49 per family


Updated Items

none


Passed Items

none

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