B.A. Spending Daily
Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:
Politico says lawmakers are meeting secretly to discuss what to do about impending tax increases and spending cuts.
Could the Supreme Court be the solution to the disagreement over what to do about the automatic spending cuts that are to take effect in January? Politico says it might be.
The New York Times says Greece has been slow to act in the face of fiscal and financial disaster.
On the opinion pages: Walter Pincus argues there are plenty of spending items that could be cut from defense appropriations.