Congressional Legislative Agenda
Jonathan Strong spoke by Skype about the legislative agenda for the week as Congress returned from a Presidents' Day recess. It would… read more
Jonathan Strong spoke by Skype about the legislative agenda for the week as Congress returned from a Presidents' Day recess. It would be the last week for Congress to reach an agreement to avoid sequestration.
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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Open Phones on Budget Cuts
Telephone lines were open for comments on “How will budget cuts affect you?”
Open Phones on Automatic Spending Cuts
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Open Phones on Beginning of Sequestration
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