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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – June 10, 2013

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On the Blog: Surveillance!

A record of every phone call you make today will be transmitted to the National Security Agency and warehoused by this secretive government agency. The revelation of this program last week has caused some controversy.

Read about it—and what to do about it—in a post entitled: “Surveillance!

Featured Item

This week, the Senate will debate the widely discussed “Gang of Eight” comprehensive immigration reform bill.

S. 744 is called the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.”

The bill’s provisions address: border security, immigrant visas, interior enforcement, and nonimmigrant visa programs.

There is no cost estimate for S. 744 yet.

S. 744
The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

What People Think

Click here to vote on The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. Click here to vote on The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.

The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
62% For, 38% Against

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

New Items

H.R. 1691
The Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range Transfer Act of 2013
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 1673
The Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake Security Enhancement Act
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 757
The Multispecies Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Act
Costs $0.04 per family

H.R. 1171
The FOR VETS Act of 2013
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 241
The Rio Grande del Norte National Conservation Area Establishment Act
Costs $0.00 per family


Updated Items

none


Passed Items

P.L. 113-12
The Stolen Valor Act of 2013
Costs $0.00 per family

P.L. 113-13
The Freedom to Fish Act

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