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  • 'Historic' deal to avoid government shutdown

    April 8, 2011 11:59 PM

    Perilously close to a government shutdown, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders forged an agreement late Friday night on a deal to cut about $38 billion in federal spending and avert the first closure in 15 years. Obama hailed the deal, a bit more than an hour before a... more »
  • What a Government Shutdown Would Mean for You

    April 7, 2011 11:43 PM

    The Friday deadline is fast approaching for a compromise on the federal budget, or shut the U.S. Government down. An agreement seems to be slipping further away in Washington, and a federal shutdown could have severe negative effects for millions of Americans. "I think it's a little extreme to... more »
  • Proposed Federal Cuts could gouge Louisiana

    March 3, 2011 11:37 PM

    Congress is proposing billions of dollars in cuts to just about every facet of government spending, but the LSU AgCenter argues some of those cuts could cripple local industries like farming. So, the question is, where to cut back? And by how much? Blair Hebert is one of many... more »
  • Boustany Comments on Pres. Obama's Budget

    February 14, 2011 6:11 PM

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Charles W. Boustany, Jr., (R-Southwest Louisiana) today commented on the FY2012 Budget released by the White House. Boustany expressed his displeasure at the massive spending outlined in the budget and its lack of attention to Louisiana. "The President's budget emphasizes more of the same... more »

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