Closing Arguments on the House Budget Bill

The odyssey of House Bill 1 seemed to be drawing to a close — after an escape to the House floor and an endless tour around the island of amendments — the budget (Homer, if you're exerting more effort to get this analogy than I'm putting forth in writing it) seemed to nearly be home.


  1. A look at how Twitter covered the closing arguments during the House budget debate.
  2. The political attacks didn't stop during the first closing argument and a Democratic activist and Observer reporter quickly rebutted them.
  3. Rep. Strama then took his turn to speak against the bill
  4. Rep. Castro took to the microphone to speek