July 24, 2014

Spending Bills Are on a Collision Course

House and Senate Are Using Different Numbers, Raising Risk of a Government Shutdown
July 11, 2013
The Wall Street Journal

Excerpt

"One thing both sides seem to agree on is the sequester isn't good policy, but they don't agree on how to change it," said Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, a nonprofit that advocates for eliminating budget deficits. With both chambers using different goals, "we're certain to end up with another shutdown crisis at the end of the fiscal year," he said.