Increasing Number of U.S. Republicans Favor Budget Flexibility For Ebola Emergency Funds

Reuters: Ebola costs encourage budget flexibility among U.S. Republicans
“Worries about Ebola are chipping away at some congressional Republicans’ support for maintaining across-the-board spending caps on U.S. government agencies and the military. An increasing number of Republicans are speaking out in favor of Ebola ’emergency’ funds, which would be passed outside of the normal budget process, and would not require offsetting spending cuts or explicit sources of revenue…” (Lawder/Cowan, 11/1).