Tag: budget bill

Scott PowersJanuary 3, 2019

Implying irony of a federal budget battle over border security leaving some critical Homeland Security workers without pay, Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz started refusing congressional pay Thursday as soon as he was sworn into office. Waltz, whose freshmen class took office Thursday, wrote to the chief administrative officer of Congress Thursday declaring that he did […]

Scott PowersMarch 8, 2017

President Donald Trump will get his first chance to signal his vision for space now that both houses of Congress have approved a $19.5 billion bill cosponsored by both Florida senators to continue NASA’s programs. The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved the one-year spending plan late Tuesday, calling for continued support for commercial space […]

Jim RosicaOctober 2, 2015

Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Graham Friday said she’ll propose legislation to head off any further shutdowns of the federal government. Graham, speaking to reporters outside her district office in Tallahassee City Hall, said she’s filing the “Shutdown Prevention Act,” which would force Congress to pass a federal budget each year. “It’s a shame we have to […]


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