By PE Politics
April 12, 2011 7:13 AM

House Republicans this morning unveiled details of the sweeping budget cuts sought under legislation to be voted on later this week.

Posted at 1:50 a.m., the 459 page bill calls for dramatic cuts at dozens of federal agencies, totaling almost $40 billion.

“My committee went line-by-line through agency budgets this weekend to negotiate and craft deep but responsible reductions in virtually all areas of government,” said House Appropriations Committee chairman Hal Rogers, R-KY. “Our bill targets wasteful and duplicative spending, makes strides to rein in out-of-control federal bureaucracies, and will help bring our nation one step closer to eliminating our job-crushing level of debt.”

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