The Senate passed its version of the farm bill. According to The Washington Post, the bill was 1,150 pages long and would cost taxpayers nearly $1 trillion over ten years. The House has not yet taken up its version of the farm bill.
The House and Senate were back from Memorial Day recess last week and in session. They cost taxpayers roughly $81.7 million. What did we get for our money this week?
The House and Senate focused largely on non-fiscal issues last week. The Senate considered legislation that would reform the nation’s gun laws and the House considered a cybersecurity bill. Was it worth the $81.7 million tab? Vote and let us know!
The House and Senate were back in session last week after two weeks off for spring break, costing American taxpayers some $81.7 million for the week. Was it worth the tab? Get the figures, then vote and let us know!
The House and the Senate were both in session last week and, for the first time in four years, the Senate passed its version of an annual budget. At approximately 5 a.m. Saturday, senators wrapped up work on the budget resolution, which was offered by Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) and would spend $3.7 trillion in fiscal year 2014.