Senate Appropriations Panel OKs $7.9 Billion Spending Bill

Vadum, Matthew
September 2003
Bond Buyer;9/5/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31713, p4
Trade Publication
Reveals that the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on September 4, 2003 approved a $7.9 billion Washington, District of Columbia spending bill for the fiscal year that begins on October 1, 2003. Revelation that the budget permits issuance of $250 million in general obligation bonds; Information that the committee approved a $39 million pilot program that would provide $7500 scholarships to children in low-income families; Views of senators Mary Landrieu and Richard Durbin on the approval for funding of scholarships to children.


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