Late Tuesday evening, the House approved--with bipartisan support--a Continuing Resolution spending bill to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.
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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.
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.
The government shutdown ended Monday night, yet lawmakers have just three weeks to the next spending bill deadline.
Recently, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) indicated that Republicans will likely try to pass a short-term spending bill to prevent a...
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.
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.
Senate negotiators have been busy trying to finalize a deal to fund the government through Dec. 9, however a scheduled vote for this week was bumped to next week.
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.
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.