Senate Panel Clears $165B Bill Funding ACA, Job Training

Law360, New York (July 11, 2013, 5:38 PM EDT) -- A Senate committee on Thursday advanced a $165.6 billion health, labor and education appropriations bill meant to support full implementation of the Affordable Care Act and up funding for job training programs, among other measures, amid lawmaker wrangling over several provisions.

Senate Appropriations Committee members voted 16-14 along party lines at a markup hearing to report the fiscal year 2014 spending bill for the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education departments out of the committee, incorporating two amendments into the legislation while shooting down several...
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