Tag Archive: spending bills

Short Timeline on Spending Bills

February 2, 2022 5:37 pm Published by

Lawmakers are facing a deadline of Feb. 18 when the current spending authorization expires, yet major obstacles remain to reaching consensus on topline spending levels.

Modified IRS Reporting Proposal

October 20, 2021 6:01 pm Published by

Yesterday, a modified version of the administration’s tax reporting requirement--a pay-for in the spending bill--which increases the reporting threshold from $600 to $10,000.

Lame-Duck Priorities for Small Business

November 12, 2020 7:33 pm Published by

Although the 2020 election continues to loom large, lawmakers are set to return to Washington, D.C. on Monday, to commence the lame-duck session which has no shortage of critical must-do pieces of legislation.

Congress: What’s Ahead for the Fall

September 10, 2015 7:32 am Published by

Congress returned to D.C. this week with a long list of issues to tackle, but lawmakers are likely to be just as focused on the 2016 elections as they are on the near-term policy imperatives.

Appropriations Bills at a Standstill

July 17, 2012 4:09 pm Published by

Lawmakers are facing a likely impasse over appropriations bills, unable to garner bipartisan or bicameral agreement on any of the 12 separate bills they are charged with approving, and dwindling work-days left in the session.