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Seattle :: WA :: USA | 1 year ago

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The Senate on Wednesday put aside its partisan differences to extend the federal government's main water resources law, which promotes investment in port improvements, flood protection, dam and levee projects and environmental restoration...Bush

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Orlando :: FL :: USA | 1 year ago

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House members have asked appropriators to support programs that would expand Port Canaveral and repay Orlando International Airport for security improvements. While there's no assurance any member will get what's been requested, there's also no

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Boston :: MA :: USA | 1 year ago

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Registered voters taking part in Special Town Meeting, slated to begin at 7 p.m., will decide a number of items for the current fiscal year, including a transfer from free cash to cover last winter's snow-removal bills, and a proposal to earmark $40,

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Dartmouth :: MA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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An amendment to the House budget for fiscal year 2014 directs $425,000 to fisheries research, state Rep. Antonio F.D...The research will focus on finding techniques to yield more accurate fish counts, which have been a major point of contention

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Washington :: DC :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Sequestration exemptions are shaping up to be Washington's newest version of earmarks. Agencies, companies and other groups are on the hunt for Capitol Hill allies with the juice to save their pet issues from the full force of the across-the-board

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Montgomery :: AL :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Ala. (AP) In recent weeks, Alabama State Parks officials have warned of closures and layoffs as they search for ways to keep facilities operational. Sharp budget reductions and natural disasters have taken their tolls on vacation areas, such as Lake

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Aleppo :: Syria | over 1 year ago

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But officials familiar with the package say that the half-billion dollar fund is not a meaningful military contingency fund for the unforeseen as much as a placeholder for the White House, until the administration figures out what to actually request

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Pittsburgh :: PA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Two brothers who owned defense contracting businesses that benefited from earmarks linked to the late U.S. Rep. John Murtha and a lobbying firm for which his brother worked were scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday to waive indictment and

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White House :: TN :: USA | over 1 year ago

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The findings show that identifying the overlaps earlier could have prevented the sequester. The agency's report for 2013, the third edition since first being requested by Senator Tom Coburn, highlights billions in overlapping and duplicated efforts

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Albany :: NY :: USA | over 1 year ago

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One of the state Senate's top leaders has been caught trying to funnel taxpayer dollars to a politically connected Bronx nonprofit despite a Cuomo administration ban on new pork-barrel spending. Gov. Cuomo announced a crackdown on new pork when he

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