As Senators headed home on Thursday afternoon, with House members ready to join them on Friday for a five week vacation, lawmakers in Congress are leaving Washington with precious few achievements to show the folks back home.
For some voters, that’s just fine – they don’t want Congress to do much; for others, the lack of action on major issues shows how screwed up things are in Washington, D.C.
It has been 19 years since the Congress finished its budget work by the end of the fiscal year (September 30). Neither the House nor the Senate will come close this year.
The House has passed four of the 12 budget bills.
The Senate has passed none of them.
Read the Rest by Jamie Dupree’s Washington Insider | www.wsbradio.com.