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Senators Fail To Reach Deal On Ethics Oversight Measure In EPA FY19 Bill

June 12, 2018
Senate appropriators have failed, for now, to reached agreement on including language in EPA's pending fiscal year 2019 funding bill that would make violations of federal ethics standards a violation of appropriations law, a measure Democrats say is driven by scandals at agencies including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's controversies. “I am disappointed we could not agree to come to agreement on final language,” said Senate Appropriations Committee interior panel ranking member Tom Udall (D-NM) at a June 12 markup of...

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