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Stop-gap spending Bill will be approved by BOTH House’s…No Government shut down for 2 Weeks….

The thing will be to fashion another stop-gap bill agreeement and then deal with the Federal Government deficit ceiling….

 

Then come back and handle the rest of the 2011 spending bill , and THEN on to 2012…..

(I don’t think Congress is going to easily deal with the huge cuts the GOP newbie’s want….)

The GOP maybe claiming victory…

But cuts are coming and most of these cuts approved are from things that the Democrats could live with…

Gonna be interesting to see what happens when the money is scrubbed from some of the local projects that state already thought would be funded…


Done deal on a $4 billion cut gives Republicans spending victory

The House approved a stopgap spending resolution in a landslide vote to slash spending by $4 billion over two weeks.…

 

House Passes Stopgap Spending Measure

 

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)

 

By a vote of 335-91 — including a majority of Democrats — the House voted Tuesday afternoon to slash $4 billion in federal spending between March 4 and March 18.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the Senate should adopt this package word for word within 48 hours, which will prevent a government shutdown.

The real shutdown fight begins now, as House and Senate leaders put their heads together over a longer-term spending bill, to keep the government running through September.

 

 

 

Despite steep cuts, Reid says Senate Dems will pass House GOP plan

The Senate majority leader called short-term spending measures “a terrible way to govern” but said Democrats will pass it.…

This Post from Politicaldog101…..

 

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March 2, 2011 - Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Law, Media, Politics, Projections, The Economy, Updates | , , , ,

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