Passage of the bill came swiftly after weeks of delays related to amendments on offshore drilling and the Flint water crisis. When Michigan Democrats attempted to attach funding for Flint, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) put a hold on the bill, blocking any progress until the Michigan delegation dropped their demand it be included last week.
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