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|Subject: Re: 4 Years no budget from Senate ...||Date: 3/23/2013 12:28 PM|
|Author: eatenbybears||Number: 1867042 of 2122993|
The whole point of a house bill is to negotiate something that will pass senate. negotiate ? Remember that word?
Congress doesn't use much anymore
Woah ... 2010
Obama wrote his budget
The Budget Committee did a mark-up and sends the budget out of committee. The Democrats (the majority in both house and senate) chooses to not offered its own plan on the Senate floor.
End of 2010 ... dead
Budget Committee, Chairman Conrad (D) delays the release of his Senate budget for FY 2012
The Republican-controlled House passes its budget for FY 2012
Senate majority Leader Reid says it would be “foolish” for Senate Democrats to offer a budget.
Chairman Conrad (D) cancels his committee mark-up, saying he will not release a budget to the public
The Senate rejects President Obama’s FY 2012 budget 0-97.
Chairman Conrad (D) states he will hold a budget mark-up in his committee. Couple days later, Majority Leader Reid (D) declares that the Senate would not consider a budget for the third straight year.
The Republican-led House passes a budget for FY 2013.
Chairman Conrad (D) cancels the scheduled Budget Committee mark-up for the second year in a row
The House passed the Republicans 2014 budget
The Senate voted to reject the House approved budget
Yesterday, Senate passes first budget in 4 years.
Obama in all of this? He failed to even meet the deadline to present a budget."
Your Medicare comment
The house bill does change Medicare for people aged 55 and younger, They would go on to a voucher system that can use to purchase private insurance or traditional Medicare.
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