THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Pay-go gets passed, then it gets bypassed

The ink is barely dry on the pay-as-you-go law, and Democrats are seeking to bypass it to enact parts of their job-creation agenda. 

Democratic leaders said extensions of unemployment insurance and COBRA healthcare benefits should be emergency spending that isn’t subject to the pay-as-you-go statute, which requires new non-discretionary spending to be offset with spending cuts or tax increases.

Read more: The Hill

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February 16, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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