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Sarah Bloom Raskin

Wall Street Trying to Use Budget Bill to Put Its Special Interests Above the Priorities of the American People

Funding for the federal government runs out on September 30th unless a new funding bill is passed by both houses of Congress and signed by the President. This "must pass" legislation is key because it enables very important spending that benefits all Americans and the country. For example, it includes the funding for the Department of Defense, including for our troops on the front lines around the world, and for homeland security, including preventing terrorist attacks here at home.