If, and when, the package of spending cuts and tax increases is passed, lawmakers will have to approve the 2013 budget. That vote is penciled in for Sunday.The prevailing view in the markets is that both votes will get passed but the margin of error is slim, given that a junior partner in the wobbly coalition government has said it will vote against the austerity bill if certain labor reforms are not extracted.
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