Upton votes for budget deal

Dec 13, 2013
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Statement from West Michigan Republican says bi-partisan deal is "welcome step to begin herculean task of nation's debt"

Source: Mlive

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Fred Upton voted in favor of a bipartisan budget that will greatly reduce the risk of another government shutdown in January. Under $85 billion deal, which Democrats and Republicans passed 332 to 94, funding would be restored to $63 million of the automatic across-the-board cuts that are due to take effect as a result of the automatic "sequester."

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