$159B Bill Advances Over GOP Protests Of ACA Funding

Law360, New York (June 12, 2012, 8:01 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Senate appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday approved the $158.8 billion 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Bill despite opposition from Republican members over funding of provisions in the federal health care reform law.

In a 10-7 vote that split along party lines, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies signed off on the bill, which provides $12.3 billion for the Department of Labor, $71 billion for the Department of Health and Human Services and $68.5 billion for...
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