U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), ranking member on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, and leaders from the Clean Budget Coalition are calling on Congress to reject partisan, poison pills attached to the December spending bills.
Cleaning Instructions, Sponges Delivered to All 535 Hill Offices, Urging Lawmakers to Wipe Away Dirty Omnibus Riders
Today the Clean Budget Coalition delivered a set of cleaning instructions, green scrub sponges and a list of dirty riders attached to the spending bill to all 535 members of Congress.
Leahy, Lowey, Schakowsky, Coalition Leaders Call for a Clean Omnibus Package That Excludes Dirty Riders
With the March 23 funding deadline just three weeks away, the Clean Budget Coalition will host a telephone press conference this Thursday afternoon featuring members of Congress and coalition leaders. Speakers will call for a clean omnibus appropriations package with no corporate or ideological riders that would harm the public and explain the harms of these measures.