Legislative Action Team Advisory

Monday, December 19, 2005

Monday December 19, 2005 11:50 AM

Early this morning, the House voted on the Defense Appropriations bill, which contains a one percent across-the-board cut to all domestic programs in the appropriations system (ED got cut by about $500 million). The bill also included funding for displaced Katrina students and $750 million to restart school operations. This provision sends funds to private and religious schools as well as public schools. The bill passed by a vote of 308–106.


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