House Debate on the Continuing Resolution
Members of the House of Representatives debated a continuing resolution to fund the federal government past March 27 through the end of the… read more
Members of the House of Representatives debated a continuing resolution to fund the federal government past March 27 through the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2013. The bill would authorize continued funding at the level mandated by sequestration while defining further implementation of those spending levels.*
“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 began March 1, 2013 close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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