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News Roundup | April 19, 2012

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

Politico looks at what Congress did (or didn’t do) this week.

Reuters says Republicans are looking to cut spending by repealing parts of Dodd-Frank.

General Services Administration officials testified in the Senate yesterday. The Washington Post has the details. The Washington Examiner says waste at GSA is more common than indicated.

According to The Hill, Republicans in the Senate may force a vote on the House-passed fiscal year 2013 budget resolution.

On Wednesday, the President issued a veto threat for appropriations bills that violates the Budget Control Act, the deficit deal passed by Congress last summer. The HillPolitico and The Washington Post have the details.

The Hill also reports the House has passed a transportation reauthorization bill that will provide funding through September.

Bloomberg says the House will now turn to a small business tax bill. Bloomberg also examines the cost of tax expenditures.

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