Author Archives: Jonathan Bydlak

Here we go again

Thursday night, the House finished voting to end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. This vote comes just hours after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell reached an agreement that sailed through the … Continue reading

Coalition Statement on Senate Debt Deal

Today, news broke that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had come to an agreement to end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. In response to the news, Coalition to Reduce Spending President … Continue reading

Don’t End the Shutdown by Breaking the Law

Official Coalition Statement on Partial Government Shutdown Bydlak: Don’t end the shutdown by breaking the law. As House and Senate leaders come together with the President to discuss a possible end to the government shutdown, Coalition to Reduce Spending President … Continue reading

Congress should keep its word on the Continuing Resolution

Official Coalition Statement on H.J. Res. 59 Bydlak: Congress should keep its word and abide by the Budget Control Act that it passed. With Congress preparing to debate a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government during FY2014’s first few … Continue reading

Let’s hope this doesn’t happen

It’s started already. Rumor is going around Capitol Hill that Republicans, led by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), might try to get rid of sequestration in return for a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act. … Continue reading