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Budget Deadlines Still Loom

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Budget Deadlines Still Loom

As Congress gets back to work this week in Washington, there are other issues besides Syria that will need attention. The federal government budget runs out at the end of the month, and lawmakers will have to do something before that deadline. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says the debt ceiling also plays into that debate…

Noem says she favors a plan that makes major cuts to federal spending…

Noem says it looks likely that Congress will have to approve a continuing resolution to fund government past the end of the month…

 

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