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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Muhammad Ali & Foreign Policy
January 25, 2013
While recent approval ratings suggest Congress probably won't earn a nickname like "The Greatest" any time soon, one Member has introduced legislation inspired by famous boxer Muhammad Ali's humanitarian work. In this week's issue of The Taxpayer's Tab, NTUF examined that bill's budgetary impact and 3 others that could affect taxpayers.
Earlier this month, Congressman John Yarmouth (D-KY) introduced H.R. 305, the Muhammad Ali Legacy Act. The bill would authorize grants for nonprofit organizations that perform work in areas such as conflict resolution, violence prevention, and peace building. It was introduced to honor the charitable contributions of boxer Muhammad Ali, who has worked to advance causes such as civil rights and religious freedom for others. The bill would increase spending by $15 million over 3 years.
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For a more detailed look at each of these bills, including the BillTally spending records of the Members who introduced them, check out the latest issue of the Tab online.
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