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Mooney votes no as other West Virginia, Ohio reps back budget in House vote


The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

WASHINGTON — A budget package passed Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives did so without Rep. Alex Mooney, R-W.Va.

The $1.3 trillion spending plan, called the Consolidated Appropriations Act, passed 256-167 and goes next to the Senate. It finances government through September and prevents a shutdown at midnight today.

“One reason I voted against the Omnibus spending bill is it adds over $1 trillion to the national debt,” Mooney, R-2nd, said.

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