Appropriations process plagued by riders

Appropriations process plagued by riders

Latest House appropriations bill would limit EPA from moving forward on water rule.

WITH little expectation for significant legislative action this year, lawmakers have turned to appropriations bills as a way to include riders dictating their stance on topics somewhat outside the normal purview of funding bills.

As the legislative days left before the November elections slip by, it will become extremely difficult for Congress to finalize fiscal 2015 appropriations bills — or some package of app

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