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House Rules Committee to approve transportation, housing budget rule

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On July 16, 2013 @ 4:17 pm In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments

(Photo: Photo Phiend / Flickr) [1]

(Photo: Photo Phiend / Flickr [2])

The House Rules Committee will meet Wednesday to approve a new rule for the 2014 transportation and housing budget, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads [3].

The rule could lead the way for the spending bill, H.R. 2610, to be considered by the House this month.

The legislation calls for $44.1 billion [4] for the departments of Transportation (USDOT) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), with $15.3 billion of that money used for transportation funding.

The budget passed the House Appropriations Committee last month on a vote of 28-20. It is likely to be considered by the House next week.

The House’s budget for USDOT and HUD is $9.9 billion lower than the Senate’s proposed budget [5].

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[1] Image: http://www.aggman.com/files/2013/07/3939416441_614e0acfd4_b.jpg

[2] Photo Phiend / Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/photophiend/3939416441/

[3] according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads: http://www.betterroads.com/house-rules-committee-to-approve-rule-for-transportation-housing-spending/

[4] The legislation calls for $44.1 billion: http://www.aggman.com/house-appropriations-subcommittee-approves-44-1-billion-usdot-hud-budget/

[5] the Senate’s proposed budget: http://www.aggman.com/senate-house-appropriations-committees-approve-dot-hud-budgets/

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