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House Passes Bipartisan $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

by Jennifer Shutt, Missouri Independent May 11, 2022 WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to provide an additional $40 billion in economic, humanitarian and military assistance to Ukraine as its troops continue fighting back against Russia’s invasion. The legislation, released just hours before, now goes to the U.S. …

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House Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill; Sends To Biden

The House of Representatives on Friday night passed a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill after months of delay and negotiations, sending the long-waited legislation to President Joe Biden for his signature. The bill was approved by a vote of 228-206, with 13 Republicans joining Democrats in support of the legislation. …

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House Votes to Extend Debt Limit Through December

The House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to extend the federal debt limit through early December, sending the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk, who is expected to sign it. The party-line vote of 219-206 approves an increase of $480 billion to the debt limit until Dec. 3, lifting it …

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Introduces ‘Fire Fauci Act’

Fire Fauci Act

House Republicans, led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, introduced the ‘Fire Fauci Act’ on Tuesday. The legislation would remove Dr. Anthony Fauci as director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would reduce Fauci’s salary to zero dollars …

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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