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        7/23/2013, Av 16, 5773

      Major Budget Law Heads for 2nd & 3rd Final Readings


      The Knesset began deliberations on the new budget bill and voting arrangements for the second and third readings. The discussion is expected to last two days and will be voted on Monday.

      Finance Committee chairman Member of Knesset Nissan Slomiansky (Bayit Yehudi - National Union)  who prepared the proposals, stated on Tuesday, "we have approved a budget in line with both financial strength and concern for the middle class and the poor."