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Tag Results for "Government Shutdown"

NCLR Urges Congress to Stop Budget Cuts and Focus on Closing Tax Loopholes

With Congress likely to vote as early as today on a budget resolution to continue funding the government beyond September 30, national Latino leaders are urging senators to pass a federal budget that invests in our future, creates jobs and closes tax loopholes. Earlier today, NCLR (National Council of La Raza) participated in a Senate staff briefing on Capitol Hill focused on the federal budget and the impact of sequestration on Latino communities. continue reading »

No Government Shutdown, Congress and White House Cheer Deal

A last minute budget deal has averted and embarrassing government shutdown. The new agreement agrees to pay for federal spending through September while trimming 38.5 billion in spending. continue reading »