We MUST ensure they provide increased funding for HUD’s McKinney programs to ensure that we do not have to make further cuts to the programs that serve our nation’s most vulnerable people.
Please contact Senator Lautenberg today and urge him to use the hearing as an opportunity to show how these cuts would be devastating to affordable housing programs for low-income NJ families.
In addition to extending the debt limit through May 18th, the bill mandates that if either chamber does not pass a budget by April 15th members of that chamber will not be paid.
On January 24, 2013, the Senate voted, with Lautenberg and Menendez voting yes, to change its filibuster rules in an attempt to allow legislation to move through the chamber more quickly.
The Senate adopted the package last week and there had been a commitment that the House would bring it up for a vote early this week.