District of Columbia's Fiscal 2005 Spending Bill Gets Congressional OK
- Historical Sketch of the Budget Bill in Congress. Wallace Collins, Charles // Congressional Digest;Nov22, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p37
Discusses the history of the movement for a national budget system in the United States. First bills for the actual establishment of a national budget system; Introduction in the House of a bill providing for a national budget system; Changes in the Senate rules to conform to the budget system.
- There's Always Room for Pork. Freddoso, David // Human Events;12/15/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 43, p3
Presents a list of pork barrel projects contained in the U.S. omnibus spending bill passed by the U.S. Congress in December 2003. National Distance Running Hall of Fame in Utica, New York; Canal Museum in Easton, Pennsylvania; Kids Rock free educational program in Corona, California.
- House Continues Spending Bill Work. Baumann, David; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;7/10/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p2182
Presents an update on the status of fiscal 2005 appropriations bills in the U.S. Congress as of July 2004. Total number of bills approved in the Congress.
- At Budget Impasse, House Crafts Stopgap Measures. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;11/18/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32262, p5
Reports that the U.S. House has approved stopgap legislation that would fund government agencies and programs. Provisions of the temporary bill; Citation of needed work for the bill to be fully approved.
- Sequester in review. // Issues in Science & Technology;Summer2013, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p17
The article focuses on the law of sequestration which came into effect from March 1, 2013 which is related to the reduction in the defense and nondefense research and development (R&D) budget. It further informs about the appropriations bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives which the...
- Senate Ends Fiscal '07 Spending Package Debate, Moving It Closer to Passage. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;2/14/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32568, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Senate has ended a $463.5 billion fiscal 2007 spending package debate. The action clears the way for a final vote on the legislation. The voting closed at 71 to 26 in favor of cutting off debate on the spending bill which includes a $3.5 billion annual increase...
- Transportation Appropriations Bills Stalled in Both House and Senate, Left to Pick up After Recess. // AASHTO Journal: Weekly Transportation Report;08/02/2013, p1
The article reports that the U.S. House dropped its Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill, H.R. 2610, on July 31, 2013. Similarly, the Senate voted out its 54 billion-dollar THUD appropriations bill, S. 1243. The House's bill stood at 44.1 billion dollars,...
- A Republican Alternative--II. Buckley Jr., William F. // National Review;4/12/1993, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p70
The article focuses on the Gramm-Armey Balanced Budget Implementation Act and its impact on the budget by the year 2000. It is an unusual approach in that it would bind the U.S. Congress to a number of measures. The U.S. Congress would be required to re-authorize all spending programs, with the...
- Congress finally wraps '07. Soraghan, Mike // Hill;12/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 149, p1
The article reports on the move by the U.S. Congress to approve a $555 billion spending package with $70 billion for war funding. The $70 billion funding is part of a comprehensive spending measure to close legislative business and send lawmakers home for the year. Democrats and other war-policy...