Freshman rep.: Don't pay budget committees if they don't produce a budget

"Senator Harry Reid is paid by the American people to follow the law and pass a budget," she said. "If he can't do that, he should give those resources back to the people and stop wasting their money."

Buerkle's bill is titled the "Just Do Your Job Act," which she said is needed to pressure the Senate into action.

"It is a way to ensure that we are in compliance with the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, and in our responsibility to the American people," she said. "Even the Libyan government, in the middle of a civil war, passed a budget on June 15, 2011."

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