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Dr. Coburn filed the following amendment that would offset the cost of $7 billion proposed in FEMA funding legislation. The Coburn amendment #610 would pay for the new spending by eliminating duplicative spending.

Specifically, this amendment would require the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the executive branch departments and agencies to reduce at least $7 billion by eliminating, consolidating, or streamlining government programs and agencies with duplicative and overlapping missions.

Additional background on this amendment: here. Amendment text: here.