House Republican leaders will describe on Monday how much they want to battle over a proposed package of more than $50 billion for Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts.
Although more than 90 amendments to the Sandy measure have been proposed — including provisions calling for offsets to the spending and limiting funding for specific programs — GOP House leadership has made clear it wants to curtail the floor battle over Sandy aid. The House takes up on Tuesday a package consisting of a base bill (HR 152) of about $17 billion, and a companion amendment that would add more than $33 billion for long-term projects.
Now the pork will start in the House and move to the Senate. We now know that we have lots of MONEY because CONGRESS putting all the pork they can onto this bill. Tell your congressman next time to STOP THE SPENDING(Read More)