March 7, 2011 -- Sean Hecht, the executive director of UCLA Law's Environmental Law Center, commented on the scope of cuts to environmental programs in the spending bill passed in the House last month. His comments appear in a Los Angeles Times article.
The continuing resolution adopted by the House two weeks ago swings a much bigger ax than similar proposals that helped stall a spending measure, resulting in a government shutdown in 1995. "I've never seen anything remotely like this. The sheer scope of it is overwhelming," said Sean Hecht, executive director of the UCLA Environmental Law Center.
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