The House is voting on legislation today that gives both the House and Senate time to pass a budget – and if they don’t, they don’t get paid. Where do you stand on the issue? We’d like to know --
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House Republicans have consistently passed budgets that promote economic growth and address our debt crisis – and will do so again this year. Speaker John Boehner said the House will work on a “plan that will in fact balance the budget over the next 10 years.”
Senate Democrats, on the other hand, haven’t passed a budget in nearly four years (click here to see our infographic). It’s time for that shameful run to come to an end. Read the No Budget, No Pay Act here, and read more about the importance of cutting spending and addressing our debt here.