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H.R.2642 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 30, 2008 Became Public Law No: 110-252.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Appropriations

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 26, 2008, with a roll call of 92 ayes, 6 nays, and 2 not voting.

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  • 75% of users support H.R.2642

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  • H.R.2642 has been viewed 58,594 times

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • The Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008 provided $162 billion for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through 2009; $63 billion for veterans' education benefits; $12.5 billion for an additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits; $2.7 billion in disaster aid and relief funds for the June 2008 Midwest floods, and $10 billion in additional funding.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: The Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008 provided $162 billion for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through 2009; $63 billion for veterans' education benefits; $12.5 billion for an additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits; $2.7 billion in disaster aid and relief funds for the June 2008 Midwest floods, and $10 billion in additional funding.

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    • On July 06, 2008, by Anonymous - They are going to have to limit Afghanistan spending too. Kai Eide has a new plan for spending NATO money and Congress needs to approve the spending.

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 06, 2008, "They are going to have to limit Afghanistan spending too. Kai Eide has a new plan for spending NATO money and Congress needs to approve the spending."
    • On July 05, 2008, by Anonymous - God bless Allah.

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    • On June 28, 2008, by Anonymous - hi citizen ship of america a neeedto ask you question what happend with the uthrities in puerto rico think cia investigation is deling with something iam vetrans threr messing with me and my fathres claims and fathres name very respectable slodier name guillermo eldio garcia pabon grew up in puerto rico 65 inftry pvt a god human bean condecorated and nice guy pelsed removed me all the recording thing i also want to speach abouted my aunt she is good human bean she was from comgresed shes name is anglea garcia costoso they tapying me rigt now this alligation weere a need is file complain case 0098+7 pelsed iam son very prud to be amercan but we need to stop this infame thanks god bless all att: decatur guillermo jose garcia vasquez

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 28, 2008, "hi citizen ship of america a neeedto ask you question what happend with the uthrities in puerto rico think cia investigation is deling with something iam vetrans threr messing with me and my fathres claims and fathres name very respectable slodier name guillermo eldio garcia pabon grew up in puerto rico 65 inftry pvt a god human bean condecorated and nice guy pelsed removed me all the recording thing i also want to speach abouted my aunt she is good human bean she was from comgresed shes name is anglea garcia costoso they tapying me rigt now this alligation weere a need is file complain case 0098+7 pelsed iam son very prud to be amercan but we need to stop this infame thanks god bless all att: decatur guillermo jose garcia vasquez "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.2642: Hudson Valley VA Health Care System ... - OpenCongress - July 25, 2011 by opencongress.org - OpenCongress - U.S. Congress - H.R.2642 Hudson Valley VA Health Care System Campus Protection Act. Working... or Login with your OpenID - Forgot Password? Click to ShowClick to Hide. Search. A non-profit, non-partisan public resource ... Overview ·

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      As noted by opencongress.org on July 25, 2011, "OpenCongress - U.S. Congress - H.R.2642 Hudson Valley VA Health Care System Campus Protection Act. Working... or Login with your OpenID - Forgot Password? Click to ShowClick to Hide. Search. A non-profit, non-partisan public resource ... Overview · " (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h2642/show)
    • St. Blogustine: Time To Shake That LOSER--->Michael Steele - March 12, 2009 by St. Blogustine - skip to main | skip to sidebar. St. Blogustine. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. ...

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      As noted by St. Blogustine on March 12, 2009, "skip to main | skip to sidebar. St. Blogustine. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. ..." (http://stblogustine.blogspot.com/2009/03/time-to-shake-that-loser-michael-steele.html)
    • St. Blogustine: Pope Spells It Out For Pelosi - February 17, 2009 by St. Blogustine - skip to main | skip to sidebar. St. Blogustine. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. ...

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      As noted by St. Blogustine on February 17, 2009, "skip to main | skip to sidebar. St. Blogustine. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. ..." (http://stblogustine.blogspot.com/2009/02/pope-spells-it-out-for-pelosi.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Don Young Betrays Taxpayers - July 25, 2008 by FOXBusiness - Don Young (R-Alaska) violated the solemn oath he took to his constituents by voting for HR 2642, the Blue Dog Tax Hike. This income tax hike is a clear ...

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      As noted by FOXBusiness on July 25, 2008, "Don Young (R-Alaska) violated the solemn oath he took to his constituents by voting for HR 2642, the Blue Dog Tax Hike. This income tax hike is a clear ..." (http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/don-young-betrays-taxpayers/)
    • Extended unemployment benefits available - July 25, 2008 by Clanton Advertiser, AL - As a result of President Bush’s June 30 signing of the Supplemental Appropriations Act (HR 2642), which includes the Emergency Unemployment Compensation ...

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      As noted by Clanton Advertiser, AL on July 25, 2008, "As a result of President Bush’s June 30 signing of the Supplemental Appropriations Act (HR 2642), which includes the Emergency Unemployment Compensation ..." (http://www.clantonadvertiser.com/news/2008/jul/26/extended-unemployment-benefits-available/)
    • Don Young Betrays Taxpayers - July 24, 2008 by MarketWatch - Don Young (R-Alaska) violated the solemn oath he took to his constituents by voting for HR 2642, the Blue Dog Tax Hike. This income tax hike is a clear ...

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      As noted by MarketWatch on July 24, 2008, "Don Young (R-Alaska) violated the solemn oath he took to his constituents by voting for HR 2642, the Blue Dog Tax Hike. This income tax hike is a clear ..." (http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/don-young-betrays-taxpayers/story.aspx?guid=%7B0F498BD6-CBAC-4710-BF86-D3FF9373C836%7D&dist=hppr)
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