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Spending Bill Moves To Senate

Spending Bill Moves To Senate

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The US House approved the Omnibus spending bill, sending it on to the Senate.

South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson said House approval was a big step…

 

Johnson said the bill includes help for veterans, many of whom are waiting on the Veterans Administration to handle their claims…

 

Johnson says the bill has a plan to push the VA on the backlog…

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