lame-duck Congress http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Update On Mo. And Ill. Delegations During Lame-Duck Congress http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-mo-and-ill-delegations-during-lame-duck-congress <p>The lame duck Congress is now in session and while historically known as a time of inaction, the large task of avoiding the “fiscal cliff” is ever-present.</p><p>The fiscal cliff is a combination of tax increases and spending cuts which would take effect on January 1, 2013, primarily due to the expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts.</p><p>Host Don Marsh talked with Rob Koenig, the <a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/coverpage"><em>St. Louis Beacon’s </em></a>Washington D.C. correspondent.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:59:04 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 6637 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Update On Mo. And Ill. Delegations During Lame-Duck Congress