Gun Control and the Fiscal Cliff
Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the elementary school shooting… read more
Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the elementary school shooting in Connecticut, and gun control issues. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communication.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. "Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
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