Budget Reconciliation: Setting the Record Straight

For Immediate Release:

March 25, 2009

Contact:Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

As the House Budget Committee takes up the Chairman’s Mark today, please click here for a document outlining budget reconciliation, an optional procedure to align spending and revenues with budget provisions.  The budget reconciliation process has been used most years since it was first used in 1980, including in recent years when Republicans controlled Congress and considered a variety of legislation employing the process.
 
 
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