Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2216 - Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

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Jun 3, 2013 4:54 PM

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Van Hollen, Chris (MD), DeLauro (CT)


Replaces the sequester – which would cause deep cuts to important domestic priorities and defense – through fiscal year 2014 using a balanced approach to deficit reduction, with about half the savings from spending cuts and half from revenues. Protects our most vulnerable citizens, ask those earning over $1 million per year to contribute more, eliminate Agriculture direct payments, and cut subsidies for Big Oil.