"They rattled off more different numbers than an auctioneer Friday night in explaining what had been agreed to," Long wrote in an e-mail to the News-Leader.
"I voted against the one-week stop gap continuing resolution Friday night because it didn't fund the troops for the rest of the year and didn't cut enough spending. We need to quit using our fighting men and women as political pawns."
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Billy Long explains budget deal vote to News-Leader
explained his vote to the Springfield News-Leader today: