Four Ohio congressmen say no to $1.2T spending plan

Four Ohio congressmen say no to $1.2T spending plan


(The Center Square) – Just four of 17 members in Congress from Ohio opposed the $1.2 trillion spending bill given to taxpayers as law early Saturday.

Republican Sen. J.D. Vance and Republican Reps. Troy Balderson, Warren Davidson and Jim Jordan all said no in votes cast over Friday and early Saturday morning. Six House Republicans from Ohio cast a vote for the legislation.

President Joe Biden signed the second government funding mechanism into law before the sun rose. The Senate approved 74-24 a 1,012-page spending plan that was released about 48 hours earlier. House passage on Friday was 286-134.

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The spending package is central to federal operations involving defense; financial services and general government; homeland security; labor, health, human services, education and some other related agencies; the Legislative Branch;

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