VOA's Michael Bowman reports, the conference brings together top lawmakers from the House and Senate budget committees
that, for years, have been deadlocked on federal spending and taxation.
We will not participate until Ibrahim Kanaan apologizes for insulting Siniora and others by using his post as the head of the Parliament's Finance and Budget committee
to make false accusations," said Jarrah.
As a compromise, the ruling party decided to extend the parliament session until the end of September to allow for further discussion of policies under Noda's new government and agreed to hold the budget committees
If the Advisory Board upholds the budget committee
cuts at its July 16 meeting, all but $200,000 of the $1.
drafted a letter to the House Budget Committee
, at the urging of NLC and its CDBG coalition partners, requesting "full funding for the CDBG program at a level adequate to meet the important and growing needs of our communities.
Cardenas, who chaired the state Assembly's budget committee
in 2000 and 2001 before the state budget crisis hit, warned that the city may face a similar meltdown.
The Senate Budget Committee
, controlled by Democrats, has yet to present its budget framework for the next fiscal year, which begins in October.
The opposition parties demanded Wednesday that two scandal-hit politicians from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) be summoned to testify as a sworn witness at the House of Representatives Budget Committee
, opposition lawmakers said.
protecting Social Security," says Senate Budget Committee
Chairman Kent Conrad (Democrat, North Dakota).
He also was appointed vice-chair of the Assembly Business and Professions Committee and more recently, to the Budget Committee
Two years ago, the Alpha Division budget committee
presented to the board its analysis indicating significant net cost savings could be achieved by bringing the high-tech operation in house.
Sharon Merchant, a Republican from Palm Beach Gardens who chaired the House budget committee
that oversaw transportation and economic development projects, initially rejected two of Logan's turkeys: the $275,000 theater renovation and the $90,000 train station repair.