Breakdown of cuts in 3-week spending bill

Thursday - 3/17/2011, 5:45pm EDT

The Congress is sending a three-week spending measure to President Obama that would keep government funded through April 8.

Congress still has not voted on a budget for the remaining six months in this fiscal year.

The temporary spending bill on its way to the president is the sixth in this budget cycle. It would cut $6 billion in domestic spending, including $3.5 billion in program terminations.

According to the House Appropriations Committee website, some of the terminations include:

  • Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Construction: $107 million.
  • Social Security - Internet Technology Funds - $200 million
  • Agriculture - Single Family Housing = $144 million
  • Commerce - Census Rescission = $1.74 billion.
  • Labor - Community Service Employment for Older Americans = $225 million
  • Health and Human Services - Parklawn Building Lease = $35 million
  • National Park Service - Construction Funding Rescission = $25 million