Senator Thune Discusses the Federal Budget

WASHINGTON, DC (WNAX Radio): Time and other issues may work against Congress in making progress on next year’s federal budget.

South Dakota Senator John Thune says budget negotiators from the House, Senate and the White House have been meeting.

Thune says both sides have budget wants and needs.

Thune says the September 30th deadline for the budget is looming.

Congress is taking a ten-day break for the 4th of July and are also scheduled to take their normal August recess.