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Senate Cuts Cost Of Water Funding Bill To Overcome Adverse CBO Score

July 11, 2018
Senators have reduced the cost of a proposed EPA water infrastructure funding program to overcome a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate that found an earlier version of the program would reduce federal revenues by $2.6 billion over 10 years and open the door to a point of order that would require 60 votes to overcome. The Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) “has addressed this scoring issue by cutting back the size of the” program, known as Securing Required Funding...

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