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Senate Seeks DOE FY20 Funding Above Current Levels As EPA CR Looms

September 16, 2019
The Senate Appropriations Committee has advanced fiscal year 2020 spending legislation for the Energy Department (DOE) that boosts funding for renewable energy and other low-carbon programs above existing levels, providing yet another example of Capitol Hill rejecting the Trump administration’s calls to slash such spending. But the move comes amid a fluid and complex Hill debate on FY20 spending, with questions looming over lawmakers’ ability to stand-alone spending bills for multiple federal agencies. The House is poised to tee up...

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