Budgetology: Count the Basket

| March 22 2013

Budgetology: Count The Basket

SHOT: The Hill: “New Ad Promotes Flexibility In Sequestration Cuts” (Alexandra Jaffe, “New Ad Promotes Flexibility in Sequestration Cuts,” The Hill, 3/5/13)

CHASER: Senate Votes To Give More Flexibility In Sequestration Cuts: “The Senate on Wednesday approved legislation to avert a government shutdown next week … The measure, approved by a 73-26 vote, keeps in place $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, but it offers the military and some domestic agencies more flexibility to shift funds within these reduced budgets to higher-priority programs.” (“Senate Approves Funding Bill To Avert Government Shutdown,” Reuters,3/20/13)

 

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