114th Congress: We're updating with new data as it becomes available.

OpenCongress Blog

Blog Feed Comments Feed More RSS Feeds

Highlighting Deficit Spending

March 9, 2010 - by Donny Shaw

Every politician loves an easy way to show their support for "transparency" and "fiscal responsibility." The Hill

In a rare 100-0 roll call vote, the Senate adopted an amendment offered by Sen. Tom Coburn [R, OK] that would create a running tally on the secretary of the Senate's website of any new mandatory spending that isn’t paid for through offsetting spending cuts or tax increases.

Read Full Article