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Joe Lieberman to Push for D.C. Budget Autonomy

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ranking member Susan Collins (R-Maine) is reviewing the language, according to her spokeswoman.

Budget autonomy advocates are set to lobby lawmakers on Capitol Hill throughout today. DC Vote on Monday also released a poll it commissioned that shows 71 percent of Americans favor budget autonomy for the District.

Correction: April 16, 2012

An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the language on abortion funding that is likely to appear in a House budget autonomy bill. The legislation would likely contain language banning local funding for abortion.

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