A handful of discontented Democrats gathered on the steps of City Hall today to blast the $38 billion budget cut, which they called “draconian” and “morally wrong.”
“The Republicans’ proposed budget cuts for the fiscal years 2011 and 2012 are the most radical I’ve ever seen,” said Jerrold Nadler, who was joined by Anthony Read More
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand isn’t quite ready to endorse the tentative budget deal that averted a government shutdown late Friday evening.
“We still have a budget decision to be made,” she said this morning, when asked about the impending battle over the debt ceiling, which looks to be the next front of fiscal warfare.
Gillibrand was Read More
Yeas and Nays
Here’s how your New York delegation voted on Friday’s stopgap spending measure, after a tense week of negotiations resulted in a last-minute agreement between House Republicans and Senate Democrats.
The stopgap bill is what technically prevented a government shutdown and was necessary to give congressional dealmakers the weekend to hash out where exactly the federal Read More