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Budget bills showdown to begin on Hill, more drama

As MPs prepare to battle over Paul Martin's two budget bills, NDP's Judy Wasylycia-Leis says the House should order the House Finance Committee to speed bills along if Bloc and Tories use delaying tactics.

The stage is set for another Parliamentary battle now that the Conservative and Bloc Québécois-dominated House Finance Committee has Prime Minister Paul Martin's two budget bills, a battle that could spill out onto the floor of the House of Commons if either piece of legislation ends up stalled because of opposition delaying tactics.

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Budget bills showdown to begin on Hill, more drama

As MPs prepare to battle over Paul Martin's two budget bills, NDP's Judy Wasylycia-Leis says the House should order the House Finance Committee to speed bills along if Bloc and Tories use delaying tactics.

The stage is set for another Parliamentary battle now that the Conservative and Bloc Québécois-dominated House Finance Committee has Prime Minister Paul Martin's two budget bills, a battle that could spill out onto the floor of the House of Commons if either piece of legislation ends up stalled because of opposition delaying tactics.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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