federal budget http://ripr.org en RI's Congressional Delegation Slams Shutdown http://ripr.org/post/ris-congressional-delegation-slams-shutdown <p>Rhode Island&rsquo;s congressional delegation is roundly criticizing House Republicans&nbsp; over the budget impasse. Over the weekend Republican lawmakers agreed to continue funding the government beyond midnight Monday provided there&rsquo;s a one year delay in the implementation of Obamacare; a proposal that&rsquo;s dead on arrival in the Senate and the White House.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Congressman David Cicilline calls the House Republican caucus strategy the &ldquo;height of irresponsibility&rdquo; and he has harsh words for House Speaker John Boehner.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:22:22 +0000 Flo Jonic 22447 at http://ripr.org