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Senate to consider transportation, housing spending bill this week
Posted By Amanda Bayhi On July 22, 2013 @ 10:00 am In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments
The Senate this week will consider the spending bill for the Departments of Transportation (USDOT) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads .
The Hill reported  that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) made the announcement last week, noting that the bill would be taken up along with 11 other annual appropriations bills.
The legislation, called the THUD bill, would allot $54 billion for transportation and housing spending. It is expected to pass in the Senate.
The Senate bill is $9.9 billion higher  than the House’s $44.1 billion bill, which has not been considered in the full House.
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 according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads: http://www.betterroads.com/senate-to-consider-dot-hud-spending-bill-next-week/
 The Hill reported: http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/appropriations/312081-senate-will-take-up-transportation-housing-spending-bill-next-week
 $9.9 billion higher: http://www.aggman.com/senate-house-appropriations-committees-approve-dot-hud-budgets/
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