House Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee Markup: Provisions Impacting the District

On June 3, 2019, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government marked up the federal appropriations bill that includes the District of Columbia. The proposed measure is historic – for the first time the bill fully respects budget autonomy by leaving out any appropriations of our local funds. The subcommittee bill also lets the District govern itself by not including budget riders that previously limited local spending (including spending local funds on abortion and marijuana regulation).

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