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Day February 21, 2011

Border State Senators Reveal: House Budget Bill Could Result In Almost 900 Fewer Border Patrol Agents — Say Cuts Are “Giant Step Backward In Securing Our Border”

“Dangerous” Cuts Effectively Repeal The Bipartisan Border Security Bill Passed Last Congress – Emergency Legislation Added 1,000 Agents Washington, DC— U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), and Jon Tester (D-MT) today revealed that H.R. 1, the Continuing Resolution (CR) approved by House Republicans, could result in 870 fewer border patrol agents guarding…


Fact Sheet: House Republicans’ CR Slashes Investments in Jobs, Security and Education

Slashes Funding for Social Security Administration, Meaning Delays for Seniors and Disabled Americans Awaiting Benefits. The House bill cut funding for the Social Security Administration, meaning half a million Americans who are legally entitled to benefits and would otherwise have received them will instead be waiting for them. Slashes Title I Education Funding, Putting 1…