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Budget Boost Won't Help OSHA's Woes: Study

Law360 (March 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The boost in funding that President George W. Bush has recommended for the Occupational Health and Safety Administration next year would do too little to reverse the toll that repeated cuts in the agency's budget have taken on its inspection and enforcement capabilities, a government watchdog has found.

After curbing OSHA's funding every year since becoming president, Bush requested $501.7 million for the agency in 2009. His budget proposal, released on Feb. 4, came less than two months after the president signed off on the Omnibus...
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