Budget to go to first vote in Knesset, final vote set for Nov. 20

The Knesset is scheduled to vote on the 2015-2016 state budget – the government’s first since March’s election – in its first reading on Wednesday.

After the 2,000-page budget and the Economic Arrangements Bill, which is passed at the same time as the budget, pass a first reading, the Knesset Finance Committee will begin discussing them next week to prepare for their final vote, set to take place on November 20.

On Monday, when Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon submitted the 13-month budget to the Knesset, he said he was proud that it is “responsible and balanced” and “expresses the government’s order of priorities.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Budget-to-go-to-first-vote-in-Knesset-final-vote-set-for-Nov-20-413953

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