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House Panel Reduces Aid for Poor to Avoid Defense Cuts | Bloomberg

A U.S. House panel voted to cut spending on food stamps, health insurance and other aid for the poor to avoid planned cuts in defense spending.

The House Budget Committee voted 21-9 yesterday for legislation that would reduce government spending by more than $300 billion over the next decade.

via House Panel Reduces Aid for Poor to Avoid Defense Cuts – Bloomberg.

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