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Congressional leaders and the White House reached a tentative budget deal late Monday that, if approved, would set government funding levels and raise the debt ceiling for the next two years.

The agreement would increase the budget by $80

Source:: The Lowdown

Debt Limits and Federal Budget Process Explained in Plain English (and Why You Should Care) 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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