Senate Won’t Seek A Budget Resolution; Republicans Can Only Blame Themselves

Democrat Senator Patty Murray is the Chairwoman of the Budget Committee and she says that there is no need for a resolution. Thus, we read in Politico: The Senate will rely on the spending levels set by the two-year budget document written by Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and passed by Congress in December. Government funding runs out in October and Murray said her deal with Ryan will provide a sufficient guide to appropriators to keep Washington running into the Read more […]

Heritage Action Defends Sequester Against Paul Ryan The Big Spender

Can someone explain to me why he ever got a reputation as a fiscal conservative? The Hill reports, The key conservative group Heritage Action on Monday warned that it will oppose any budget deal that reverses sequestration cuts in exchange for “inadequate” spending cuts later. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) are trying to complete a small budget deal this week and have discussed using cuts scored over 10 years to pay for increased spending in 2014 and 2015. “Heritage Action Read more […]