B.A. Spending Daily

News Roundup | March 12, 2012

Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:

Politico looks at the House’s effort to replace some of the automatic spending cuts to take effect next January with other cuts.

The Daily Caller says federal stimulus dollars have been used to lobby state governments in favor of tax increases on certain products.

Politico notes another lawmaker is calling for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulators to be replaced.

The Associated Press reports Greece has secured the largest debt bailout deal in history. However, Fox News reports Europe’s debt problems are not over and continue to threaten the world economy.

Politico looks at efforts to trim the federal workforce.

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