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Fiscal Cliff

McIntyre supports 'balanced budget' plan

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video Rep. Mike McIntyre says he wants the country to stop spending money it does not have. He has co-sponsored the Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution. The amendment would require the federal government spend no more than it takes in. Full story...
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McIntyre explains vote against fiscal cliff deal

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video While the Congress last night passed a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff for a couple more months, it did not get support from eastern North Carolina's representatives in the US House. Full story...
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House approves fiscal cliff bill

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video After months of drama and some tense last minute negotiating, Congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. Full story...
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Bill to avert fiscal cliff heads to House

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video Legislation to avert across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts to domestic programs is headed to the House. Full story...
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Statements from Senators Burr & Hagan on fiscal cliff vote

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video Both Senator Burr and Senator Hagan issued statements overnight regarding the Senate's fiscal cliff vote last night... Full story...
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How are fiscal cliff talks affecting your spending?

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videoWith legislators deadlocked as usual, many are worried about a fall over the fiscal cliff. But that's in Washington. What about here at home? We went out to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting Christmas in our town. Full story...
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McIntyre confident of fiscal cliff deal after Christmas

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video Hours after House Speaker John Boehner's so-called "Plan B" to solve the fiscal cliff fell apart last night, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) says he's confident a deal will be reached soon. McIntyre spoke to WWAY by phone this morning shortly after arriving home in North Carolina after the House recessed for Christmas. Full story...
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THE RANT: Congressmen McIntyre & Jones have no time to talk "fiscal cliff"

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Disappointing that these two don't have the courage to take questions about "the cliff." I realize it's a no win situation, but this is exactly why people are sick and tired of politics and politicians. Why have the intestinal fortitude to answer questions when you can hide behind an email. Full story...
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Sen. Hagan 'frustrated' in Washington as fiscal cliff nears

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video With the impending fiscal cliff just 19 days away, it is critical for Democrats and Republicans to simply agree. Hope in Washington is fading. President Obama says there is no deal until Republicans give in on a tax increase for the top two percent of earners. Full story...
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Potential milk price hike raises concerns

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video Along with the fiscal cliff, have you ever heard of the dairy cliff? The Farm Bill is set to expire and that could send the price of milk sky rocketing, some reports say double. Full story...
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