Friday, September 23, 2011
Back in July, a 50 dollar savings bond arrived in the mail.Since I had no idea who sent it to me,I sent out thank-you notes to various family members.Yesterday,I was given my 3 year safe driving award along with Neal's thank-you letter.Inside,I was told that I was awarded a savings bond.Mystery solved.
Washington is facing another potential government shutdown in a new partisan dispute over federal spending. Republican-controlled House has approved a short-term funding measure that would link disaster relief to cutting funds for energy-efficient cars. Senate Democrats have vowed to reject the bill. If the dispute is not resolved, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster relief fund will run out of money next week and the entire government would have to shut down on October 1.