Last night in the House, there was a Committee of the Whole until 1:30am. On the option of the NDP, two departments of government can be submitted to examination of the main estimates (or the Department's 2012 budget) through a Committee of the Whole. This entails the whole of the Commons being converted from Parliament to Committee, with the Speaker off the throne and at the table, the mace removed, and MPs free to move about.
The Assembly Budget Committee takes their turn looking at Governor Christie's budget plan and today they will hear from the Department of State, the Judiciary, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Public Advocate.... Read Post
A new report from the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities details how deeply the Republican-controlled House Appropriations Committee wants to slash funding for parts of the government. The Republican plan keeps the ... Read Post