Supercommittee http://kplu.org en Some NW Republicans Urge 'Supercommittee' To 'Go Big' http://kplu.org/post/some-nw-republicans-urge-supercommittee-go-big WASHINGTON, D.C. – A special budget panel lead by Washington Senator Patty Murray remains gridlocked as it nears its deadline next week. Some Northwest lawmakers are urging the so-called “super committee” to exceed its goal of cutting $1.2 trillion from the nation’s debt.<p>If the “supercommittee” fails to reach a bipartisan solution by next Wednesday, deep spending cuts are slated to fall on nearly all of the federal budget. Thu, 17 Nov 2011 00:32:34 +0000 New Hampshire Public Radio: Matt Laslo 3197 at http://kplu.org Some NW Republicans Urge 'Supercommittee' To 'Go Big' Murray urges supercommittee to not get "boxed in" by pledges http://kplu.org/post/murray-urges-supercommittee-not-get-boxed-pledges <p>U.S. Senator Patty Murray has debuted in her newest high profile role. The Washington Democrat co-chairs the so-called supercommittee on federal debt reduction. It held its first meeting today in Washington, DC., and Murray provided opening remarks.</p><p>This fall, the deficit cutting committee will recommend $1.2 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years.</p><p> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 22:10:25 +0000 Colin Fogarty 2581 at http://kplu.org Murray urges supercommittee to not get "boxed in" by pledges Sen. Murray selected to deficit committee, criticism follows http://kplu.org/post/sen-murray-selected-deficit-committee-criticism-follows <p>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has named Democrat Patty Murray of Washington to co-chair a powerful &quot;super committee&quot; charged with finding more than $1 trillion in deficit cuts this fall.</p><p>The choice immediately drew cries of disbelief from conservatives.</p><p> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 16:18:57 +0000 Tom Banse 2291 at http://kplu.org Sen. Murray selected to deficit committee, criticism follows