Jamie Dupree – WSB Radio

Year-End Budget Deal

Senate leaders have struck a final agreement on a short term budget, which will keep the federal government running through March 4, 2011.   Here are the bullet points as announced Sunday evening by the Senate Appropriations Committee:

WASHINGTON, DC – Below are highlights of the Senate
amendment to H.R. 3082, a Continuing Resolution
(C.R.) that would allow continued government operations through March 4, 2011.
Cloture was filed on H.R. 3082 on Sunday, December 19, 2010, with a cloture
vote expected to take place Tuesday, December 21, 2010.  The current CR also
expires on December 21, 2010. 


Continuing Resolution


Ongoing programs: Under the CR, funding would continue at FY 2010 enacted
for most programs. In total, the CR would provide funding at a rate
approximately $1.16 billion over the FY 2010 level. 


Extended Authorizations and
Other Actions:
The CR extends
authorizations or allows for continuous normal operations through March 4,
2011, for certain programs that would otherwise expire or be severely
disrupted, including:


New Anomalies:


Anomalies continued from the
previous CR: