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July 23, 2019

Sen. Blunt Discusses CR and Sequester on Monday

Categories: Budget

Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) discussed the continuing resolution (CR) and sequester on the Senate floor on Monday.

In particular, Sen. Blunt highlighted an amendment he had offered regarding budget funding prioritization to facilitate the ability of the federal government, including the USDA, to keep essential employees, such as meat inspectors, from being furloughed.

A portion of his remarks on this issue can be viewed here:

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