House set to clear Coburn/Obama bill

This press release was just released by Roy Blunt’s Majority Whip office:

WASHINGTON - House Majority Whip Roy Blunt, Senator Tom Coburn, Senator Barack Obama, and Government Reform Chairman Tom Davis will join OMB’s Deputy Director for Management Clay Johnson to pledge immediate action to implement the grants and contracts database included in the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act.

The legislation, sponsored in the Senate by Coburn and Obama and in the House by Blunt and Davis, is scheduled to pass the House Wednesday and represents the final version of the legislation, which will be implemented by the Office of Management and Budget.

WHO: House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (R-MO)

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK)

Senator Barack Obama (D-IL)

Government Reform Chairman Tom Davis (R-VA)

OMB Deputy Director Clay Johnson

WHAT: News Conference on Grants & Contracts Database

WHEN: Thursday, September 14, 2006

2 p.m.

WHERE: HC-7, the Capitol

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