Alexander Votes to Reduce Federal Spending by $6 Billion More Over Three Weeks

Posted on March 17, 2011

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today made the following statement about the Senate’s passage of a “continuing resolution” that would keep the government open and funded through April 8 while reducing federal spending by $6 billion more over the next three weeks:

“This bill reduces spending by $6 billion more over the next three weeks. That’s another step toward stopping Washington from spending money we don’t have.”

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