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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
SAFE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING: $808m increase for Public Housing Capital Fund, $250m increase for HOME partnerships, big increases for Housing for the Elderly & Disabled
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
ENVIRONMENT: $763m increase for EPA, including +$300m each for state revolving funds, increases for lead hazard mitigation, parks, LWCF
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE: $$2.5B increase for highways; $1B increase for TIGER grants, $232m increase for transit, $445m increase for Amtrak. Also, $305m increase for CDBG, huge increases for Army Corps water projects, rural water, wastewater, broadband
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
PUBLIC SAFETY: $375m for State & Local Law Enforcement grants like COPS Office.  Large increases for Homeland Security grants to states & municipalities, flood prevention..  $806m increase for CDC
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
ELECTION INTEGRITY: $380m in new money for EAC to distribute to states as grants to protect election systems from cyber threats.  Also $1.3B increase for Census for accurate count and reapportionment.
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
RESEARCH: $3B increase for NIH, increases of hundreds of millions for alternative energy research, $295m increase for NSF, $234m increase for NOAA, $1.08B increase for NASA.
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
OPIOIDS: $3.2B increase to respond to opioid crisis - treatment, prevention, research, workforce e training, support for families, law enforcement, and FDA drug development.
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
Early Childhood and Education: Omni increases Head Start by $610m and Child Care by $2.37m, highest funding level ever. $300m increase for Title I grants to schools, $275m increase for IDEA. Raises max Pell grant by $175 and $350m in loan forgiveness
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
Overall NDD funding - POTUS budget requested cutting $54b from NDD - House Approps bills cut $5B. Omnibus INCREASES critical investments by $63B cc
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
Just a few of the Democratic priorities reflected in the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act...
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 22
. will deliver remarks on the House floor regarding the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act shortly
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Alex Moe Mar 21
Here is what Dems touting from the omni:
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 21
Replying to @AppropsDems
I'm also pleased Dems stood strong to eliminate scores of divisive poison-pill riders targeting women's health, clean air and water, worker rights, consumer financial protections, and much more.
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 21
Replying to @AppropsDems
These investments will pay dividends in job creation, economic growth, and critical support for Americaan families, and communities.
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 21
Replying to @realDonaldTrump
These investments made possible by Dems standing strong against insufficient and partisan Approps bills throughout this process, and securing $117B more in nondefense investments than requested.
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 21
. statement on Omnibus Appropriations Act: "I am pleased this Omnibus invests robustly in critical priorities like child care, transportation infrastructure, national security, election protection, medical research, opioid abuse prevention, and treatment.
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 20
and leads at hearing with
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 20
. leads at hearing on budget request with
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 20
. leads at hearing on with
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Appropriations-Dems Mar 20
Busy day for ... leads hearing with on 2019 budget request
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