On Monday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Congressman Randy Neugebauer talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about the latest going on in Washington.
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The controversy is about the Budget Control Act and a January 1st deadline. On KFYO’s morning program, Rep. Randy Neugebauer was concerned about the impact on the military.
“Congress has not acted on the Budget Control Act, Neugebauer said." " It will go into effect on January 1'
"Just for the new positions alone and equipment, benefits and all those types of things I think it’s about $1.3 million.”
“These employees are our number one asset. "
“Instead of a nation of empowerment, we’re becoming a nation of entitlement," Neugebauer said.
“Basically what it means is we are going to be dealing with a little bit less money than we did in the previous farm bill."
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Neugebauer voted against the 2011 budget bill. Was it the right move? Keep reading to vote and comment.
Congressman Neugebauer was one of 59 members of the House to vote against the budget. After the jump, get Chad's thoughts on this move.