Remember the good old days when, whatever else Congress did with it's time, you could count on its members to at least haggle, debate and eventually approve a spending plan for the $3.8 trillion of our money they collect every year?
*sigh* It hasn't been that kind of year, so far. But don't despair just yet: because Congress is getting back to the budget debate this month, and that could be good news for the planet and all of us who live on it.
No, really! Here's why if you care about the environment, it pays to care about the federal budget.