B.A. Spending Daily
Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:
Roll Call says the Senate may not vote on any individual appropriations bills this year.
Meanwhile, according to Bloomberg, Senate Democrats are likely to coalesce around President Obama’s plan to extend some of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts for one more year. The Wall Street Journal looks at White House efforts to unify Democrats on the issue.
The Hill reports a group of Republicans are looking at closing tax loopholes in exchange for halting coming cuts to defense spending.
The New York Times looks at the decisions state governments are making on spending and tax issues now that revenues are coming back.