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Lawmakers Weigh EPA's FY19 Spending In Lame Duck But Changes Unlikely

November 07, 2018
In the wake of the midterm elections, Congress is gearing up for a debate in the upcoming lame duck session on whether and how to fund EPA and several other agencies for the rest of fiscal year 2019 ahead of an early December deadline -- amid signs prior to the election that lawmakers appear likely to provide the agency with level funding. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told reporters Nov. 7 that he has two priorities for the lame...

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