TITLE

Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the "Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008."

AUTHOR(S)
Bush, George W.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;5/26/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 20, p737
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a message from U.S. President George W. Bush to the U.S. House in which he returned the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of Food 2008 without his approval. He stressed that the bill lacks program reform and fiscal discipline. He also cited the provisions in the bill which he described as earmarks and ill-considered, including the $175 million to address water issues for desert lakes and $250 million for a 400,000-acre land purchase from a private owner.
ACCESSION #
32653528

 

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