According to a police statement on Sunday, nine people were aboard the helicopter that sources say Kobe Bryant was also on. All involved in the crash were killed.
BLOOMBERG SPENDING A BILLION: US Constitution Article 1 Section 7--"All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other Bills." Also known as the "Appropriations Clause". Bills of appropriation MUST originate in the House. The House determines what will be spent and for what purpose. This is a major check on the power of the Executive.