Why Bother?

Friel, Brian
June 2008
National Journal;6/21/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 24, p16
In this article, the author discusses the move of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to begin the process of funding the federal government's operations for the 2009 fiscal year. According to the author, members of the committee are ready to approve a number of appropriations bills for the fiscal year. He notes that the legislators are clearing the measures for typically lengthy and heated floor debate.


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