The bill also has a number of anti-union policy riders.
The $153.4 billion Labor, Health and Human Services bill reflects the August debt ceiling agreement. It is greater than the bill House Republicans sought to craft. Two fiscal conservatives have held up the bill because they want a lower figure.
- House Republicans Seek Cuts in Pell Grants, Public Radio (businessweek.com)
- House Republicans try to defund Affordable Care Act through appropriations bill (dailykos.com)
- GOP wants health, education cuts (politico.com)
- House Bill Would Slash Funding For Family Planning, Healthy Foods Programs (blisstree.com)