House Approves $81.4 Billion War Spending Package
Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2005 by the Associated Press
House Approves $81.4 Billion War Spending Package
by Liz Sidoti
 

WASHINGTON -- The House on Wednesday approved an $81.4 billion emergency spending package for combat and reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan, which would push the total cost of the wars beyond $300 billion.