Leaders in the state Senate said Wednesday that lawmakers have agreed to the framework of a new budget to avert a government shutdown, but counterparts in the House cautioned that no final accord had been reached.
Legislators from both parties said Sunday they were still searching for a final budget compromise that would avert the temporary layoff of many state workers. Negotiators described ongoing progress but acknowledged that there was a possibility that talks could continue dragging on.
Today, justice must be served on the shutdown of government and the budget! Republicons are hell-bent on shutting it down and it appears they will get their wish! Despite tremendous willingness by the President and […]
As President Obama presses Congress to avoid a government shutdown, and the Tea Party beholden Republican controlled House seems unwilling to compromise, we can’t help but wonder what the future will hold. Democrats have already […]