Congress averts government shutdown with another short-term funding bill (via CNN Political Ticker)

Posted: March 11, 2011 in Uncategorized

Washington (CNN) — As the standoff continues over funding the government for the rest of the fiscal year, both parties agreed on Friday to move ahead with a three-week stopgap bill that would cut an additional six billion dollars and avoid a potential federal shutdown. The measure, introduced by House Republicans, eliminates or reduces money for 25 government programs, saving $3.5 billion. Republicans chose from a list of programs President Obam … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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