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Smith Votes No On Spending Bill

Smith Votes No On Spending Bill

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Both houses of Congress approved the omnibus budget bill this week, sending on to the President. It’s a one point one trillion dollar bill that eliminates most of the cuts imposed under the sequestration process.

Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith voted against the bill…

 

Smith says the appropriations process needs to be more orderly…

 

Smith says the omnibus bill is too big to fully understand…

 

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