The celebration of the 70th anniversary of the modern state of Israel began last night at sundown.
As America’s lawmakers return to work this month, Congress faces several difficult decisions. Congressional leaders will meet with administration leaders to discuss upcoming deadlines and remaining issues from December. Congress is facing another government shutdown if the budget is not finalized this month and sequestration which will result in automatic budget cuts. Additionally Congress must vote on immigration, welfare, healthcare, and infrastructure to prevent accidents like the train accident in DuPont, WA.
Legislative decisions to be made this month include: