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    Amtrak 2012 Budget

    Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman testifies about the company’s 2012 budget request before a House Appropriations Subcommittee. The government-owned corporation continued to operate at…

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    Economic Stimulus Appropriations Markup, Part 1

    Representative David Obey chaired a meeting of the Appropriations Committee to mark up pending legislation on an economic stimulus and recovery package. Members debated and proposed…

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    Fiscal Year 2008 State Department Budget

    A hearing was held on the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the State Department. Secretary Rice testified about foreign operations budget requests, State Department operations in…

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    IRS Scrutiny of Non-profit Organizations

    Danny Werfel and and J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to groups applying for tax-exempt status that had…

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    Fiscal Year 2011 Supreme Court Budget

    Justices Breyer and Thomas testified about the proposed fiscal year 2011 budget for the U.S. Supreme Court. In his opening remarks Justice Thomas said major portions of the requested…

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    United Nations and Foreign Operations Funding

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the U.N. and international organizations. She covered a range of subjects,…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified at an oversight hearing of the agency. Topics included the IRS fiscal year 2015 budget and the 2013 targeting scandal that…

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    Fiscal Year 2011 Economic Outlook

    Top White House economic advisers testified on the fiscal 2011 budget and economic outlook. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said that the worst days for the U.S. economy are…

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    H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic, Part 1

    Congress appropriated $7.65 billion for agencies to use to respond to the H1N1 “Swine” flu. Witnesses testified about use of the funds by public health programs and…

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    U.S.-Mexico Border Security

    Homeland Security officials testified about challenges facing the Homeland Security Department in securing the U.S. southwestern border and the fiscal year 2011 budget requests for Customs…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request

    Defense Secretary Gates and Joint Chiefs Chair Mike Mullen testified about the president’s budget request for fiscal year 2012, totaling $553 billion. They also talked about…

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    Fiscal Year 2010 Justice Department Budget

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies held a hearing on the fiscal year 2010 Justice Department budget. Attorney General Holder…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight Hearing

    Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller testified that income tax filing season was proceeding well, but there would be “steady erosion” to taxpayer services…

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    Justice Department 2011 Budget

    The House Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the proposed FY2011 Department of Justice budget. Attorney General Eric Holder outlined efforts to increase support for national…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 National Parks Service Budget

    Jonathan JArvis testified about the National Park Service’s $2.6 billion budget request for fiscal year 2014. He focused on the potential impact of budget sequestration, saying that…

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    Secret Service 2011 Budget

    A hearing was held on the proposed fiscal year 2011 budget for the U.S. Secret Service. Witnesses testified about operations, staffing concerns, and program needs within the…

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    Drug Enforcement Agency Budget

    Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Administrator Michele Leonhart testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for her agency.

    1,012 views
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    Fiscal Year 2014 Justice Department Budget Request

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the House Appropriations Committee on his department’s fiscal year 2014 budget. He also fielded questions from lawmakers on…

    1,006 views
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    Supreme Court Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

    Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer on the fiscal year 2014 budget for the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary system. The justices were requesting a total of…

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    Small Business Administration 2012 Budget Request

    Karen Mills testified on her agency’s $985 million budget for 2012, a 20% increase from 2010 levels. She also discussed the impact of proposed spending cuts in the continuing…

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