Tag Archive: continuing resolution

House OKs CR Spending Bill

September 23, 2020 4:30 pm Published by

Late Tuesday evening, the House approved--with bipartisan support--a Continuing Resolution spending bill to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.

Spending Deadline Approaching

September 5, 2018 4:00 pm Published by

With just 11 legislative days this month when the House and Senate are both scheduled to be in session, Congress faces an uphill battle to pass FY 2019 spending legislation.

House Passes a Defense Budget with a CR

February 7, 2018 7:32 pm Published by

Yesterday, the House passed a stopgap spending bill that keeps the government funded through March 23, the bill now moves to the Senate where lawmakers have until Feb. 8 to avoid a government shutdown.

Government Shutdown Ends

January 24, 2018 4:56 pm Published by

The government shutdown ended Monday night, yet lawmakers have just three weeks to the next spending bill deadline.

Government Shutdown Looming

November 29, 2017 4:11 am Published by

Recently, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) indicated that Republicans will likely try to pass a short-term spending bill to prevent a...

Lawmakers Pass CR Spending Bill

December 14, 2016 11:57 am Published by

On Dec. 9, the federal government narrowly avoided a shut-down thanks to a last-minute Senate vote in favor of a continuing resolution (CR) to further fund federal operations until April 28, 2017.

Congress Prepares to Vote on CR

December 7, 2016 11:13 am Published by

As Congress eyes the end of this week to close the 114th sessions, lawmakers must pass a stopgap spending measure, and are aiming to pass a continuing resolution (CR) spending bill good through April of 2017.

Busy Hill Agenda: Debt, Budget and Reconciliation

October 22, 2015 10:16 am Published by

Late last week, the Treasury Department moved up the deadline for raising the government's borrowing authority from Nov. 5 to Nov. 3, putting additional pressure on House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to raise the debt limit before he resigns.

Short-Term CR Expected to be Considered in the Senate

September 23, 2015 8:41 am Published by

Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the text of the continuing resolution to fund the U.S. government which mirrors the spending limit established by the Budget Control Act for FY 2016, and is scheduled for a cloture vote on Thursday, Sept. 24.