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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – April 7, 2014

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On the Blog: The House Budget

The entire picture is obscured by archaic budgeting practices, but we go through some of the numbers in the House’s budget proposal for fiscal 2015 in a post entitled: “The Ryan Budget, Sliced and Diced.”

Featured Item

This week, the House will debate H. Con. Res. 96, the House budget proposal for fiscal year 2015, which begins October 1st.

A budget does not expend any funds, but the budget established by H. Con. Res. 96 would lead to spending of about $27,500 per U.S. family.

H. Con. Res. 96
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024
Costs $27,563.78 per family

What People Think

Click here to vote on H. Con. Res. 96. Click here to vote on H. Con. Res. 96.

H. Con. Res. 96
50% For, 50% Against

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

New Items

H. Con. Res. 96
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024
Costs $27,563.78 per family

S. 42
The Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2013
Costs $0.02 per family

H.R. 4195
The Federal Register Modernization Act
Saves $0.00 per family

H.R. 4197
The All Circuit Review Extension Act
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 2157
The Commonsense Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014
Saves $63.14 per family


Updated Items

none


Passed Items

P.L. 113-92
The Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act

P.L. 113-93
The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

P.L. 113-94
The Kids First Research Act of 2013
Saves $0.11 per family

P.L. 113-95
To provide for the costs of loan guarantees for Ukraine

P.L. 113-96
A bill entitled “United States International Programming to Ukraine and Neighboring Regions”

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