Tag Archive: continuing resolution

House Moves on Extenders and Omnibus Deal

December 3, 2014 11:35 am Published by

The House may vote on a bill—as soon as today—that would extend for 2014 only the so-called tax “extenders,” while an omnibus spending package is expected to hit the House floor next week.

Congress Returns with a Lengthy To-Do List

November 12, 2014 6:08 am Published by

The post-election session begins on Wednesday, Nov. 12 and the current House and Senate leadership are busy assessing what they can and cannot accomplish among their hefty to-do list.

Elections Analysis: Tax and Budget

November 6, 2014 12:44 pm Published by

While the incoming Republican Congress is likely to make tax reform a priority--the lame duck session has a lengthy to-do list when it comes to spending and taxes.

Lawmakers Focus on Continuing Resolution

September 10, 2014 9:22 am Published by

Congress has less than ten legislative days before current government funds run out on Sept. 30, making one of their top priorities in coming days the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded.

Ex-Im Reauthorization Included in CR

September 10, 2014 5:43 am Published by

With only 21 days left until the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. charter expires, House Republican leaders are considering extending the Bank’s charter through June 2014 as part of a larger continuing resolution.

Unfinished Business Awaits Congress in September

August 6, 2014 11:44 am Published by

Lawmakers began their five-week August recess this week, leaving a great deal of work to be done upon their return in September in the approximately 12 scheduled legislative days before the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

Differing Budget Resolutions Pass Each Chamber

March 27, 2013 7:28 am Published by

Last week, both the House and the Senate passed their FY 2014 budget resolutions which are significantly different, and neither of which is expected to win approval in the other chamber, leaving agreement on a broader budget package up to leadership negotiations.