Ginger Gibson on Government Spending
Ginger Gibson talked about government spending and spending cuts. During the week the House and Senate approved a continuing… read more
Ginger Gibson talked about government spending and spending cuts. During the week the House and Senate approved a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through September 30, 2013, avoiding a government shutdown but keeping in place the sequestration spending cuts. Also, early that morning the Senate passed a budget for the first time in four years. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
“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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