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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – July 7, 2014

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On the Blog: More Spending Bills

Here in the heart of appropriations season, there’s a new spending bill and another bill for which we have a cost estimate.


Read about them in a post entitled: “The Bills Keep Rolling In.”

Featured Item

This week, the House will debate H.R. 4923, The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015.

The bill would spend money on the operations of the Department of Energy, parts of the Department of Defense and Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of the Interior, and related agencies such as the Appalachian Regional Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Passage of H.R. 4923 would spend about $350 per U.S. family.

H.R. 4923
The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
Costs $356.91 per family

What People Think

Click here to vote on The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015. Click here to vote on The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015.

The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
20% For, 80% Against

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

New Items

S. 2354
The DHS Cybersecurity Workforce Recruitment and Retention Act of 2014
Costs $0.88 per family

S. 2117
The Smart Savings Act
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 1800
The Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 1104
The Assessing Progress in Haiti Act
Costs $0.01 per family

H.R. 5016
The Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
Costs $416.72 per family

H.R. 4653
The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014
Costs $0.13 per family

H.R. 3488
To establish the conditions under which the Secretary of Homeland Security may establish preclearance facilities, conduct preclearance operations, and provide customs services outside the United States, and for other purposes
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 2554
The Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 4508
To amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 4803
The TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2014
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 4812
The Honor Flight Act
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 3086
The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 2452
The Strong Start for America’s Children Act
Costs $231.40 per family

S. 1965
A bill to amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 2499
The Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2015
Costs $436.90 per family


Updated Items

none


Passed Items

P.L. 113-122
The Collinsville Renewable Energy Promotion Act
Costs $0.00 per family

P.L. 113-123
The World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013
Costs $0.00 per family

P.L. 113-124
The Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2013
Costs $0.68 per family

P.L. 113-125
The Reliable Home Heating Act
Costs $0.00 per family

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