House Republicans plan to unveil their plan to cut $100 billion dollars in discretionary spending from President Obama's fiscal year 2011 budget. However, since the federal government has been operating under a series of short-term extensions of the 2010 budget, the reductions will initially amount to slightly less than that figure. Several members told Fox that there would be an opportunity to make additional cuts through amendments to the legislation, which could push the final total back into twelve digit territory. The bill will be debated and voted on next week.
A House Education and Workforce subcommittee investigates the recent acts of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at a 10:00 a.m. ET hearing. Critics have accused the federal agency of aggressively pushing a pro-union agenda and lobbying workers to unionize. The board was established in 1935 to mediate disputes between trade unions and management.
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