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Another Budget Deadline Looms

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Another Budget Deadline Looms

The US House is back in session in Washington while the Senate will return next week. Both Houses plan to adjourn for the year by the middle of the month.

Another budge deadline is looming in about six weeks as the current compromise deal will expire.

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says while they are optimistic, there are also potential problemsā€¦

 

Noem says negotiations have been going on while Congress has been on its breakā€¦

 

The debate centers over continuing automatic sequestrations cuts or raising taxes to fund new programs.

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