Tag : government shutdown
title : U.S. Congress Cuts Trillion Dollar Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown: Obamacare Taxes, Oil Exports, Visa-Visitors from Syria, Iraq All Affected
summary : Agreement on a substantial $1.1 trillion bill to fund the U.S. government through September 2016 reportedly was reached this week among congressional leaders, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan and reported by CNN. Votes that would avert a Dec. 23 government shutdown are predicted to occur before lawmakers to leave Washington, D.C., for the holidays, according to multiple representatives who attended a closed door session with the speaker.
date : Dec 18, 2015 10:40 AM EST
title : Congress Hashes Out $1 Trillion Spending Bill at Expense of Pensioners
summary : Congress may have a $1 trillion spending bill to keep the government funded before Thursday’s deadline. However, one provision in the bill could leave retirees receiving pensions out in the cold and affect millions of workers.
date : Dec 10, 2014 05:58 PM EST