Washington Digest: House passes budget

May 3, 2015
In The News

WASHINGTON — With Democrats united in opposition, the Republican-controlled House last week approved a resolution that would balance the federal budget in a decade with no new taxes but $5 trillion in cuts to domestic programs other than defense.

Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, R-Ga., said passage of the 10-year, non-binding budget resolution would build “a brighter future for all Americans.”

Families, he said, would have a more opportunity, a more effective and efficient government, access to more affordable health care choices, a healthier economy and a stronger and more secure nation.

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