Important Dates

Dates Patriots should remember, many of which deal directly with the fiscal health of the nation.

  • February 28, 2013 – Sequestration: The “fiscal cliff” bill created a new manufactured crisis that will happen sometime at the end of February. This is when the sequestration can was kicked down the road.
  • March 31, 2013 – Continuing Resolution: The current Continuing Resolution that the government is operating under expires on March 31. This means that they will have to pass a CR between now and then.
  • April 15, 2013 – Budget Resolution: This is the date by law in which both Houses should have a budget resolution passed. We are already hearing that the President is late in submitting his budget, the House is reporting that they will not meet their deadline for a budget, and the Senate… well they haven’t passed a budget in over 1,350 days.
  • May 19, 2013 – Debt Ceiling: This is the date the suspension of the Debt Ceiling expires. At this point the Treasury will not be able to borrow funds to cover this year’s deficit spending.
  • Both Chambers are back in their districts the following weeks:
    - February 17
    - March 24 (week prior to Easter)
    - March 31 (Easter Sunday and week following)
    - April 28
    - May 26 (Memorial Day Week)
    - June 30 (July 4th Week)
    - August 4 – September 7
    - October 13

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