Sequestration Budget Cuts and Economic Growth

Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer (NY) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) reacted to the Commerce Department’s economic growth… read more

Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer (NY) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) reacted to the Commerce Department’s economic growth statistics. The report showed that U.S. economy grew in the 2nd quarter at a modest seasonally-adjusted rate of 1.7 percent. Both senators addressed the impact of the sequestration budget spending cuts on economic growth and urged Congress to stop the cuts that were trigged by the Budget Control Act of 2011. close

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Sequestration Budget Cuts and Economic Growth

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314309-1
Category:
News Conference
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Congressional News Conference
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 31, 2013

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  • Jul 31, 2013 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 31, 2013 | 7:52pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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