Spending Negotiations Still Bogged Down in Disputes

Congress has a March 11 deadline to pass an omnibus spending bill but negotiators remain hung up on whether to include another round of emergency COVID-19 relief and disaster aid in the package. Congress passed a stopgap continuing resolution in mid-February that maintains government funding through March 11. House leaders want to vote March 8… Read more »

Senate Leaders Working to Pass Stopgap Funding Bill

Senate leaders are working to pass a short-term government funding bill by tomorrow to thwart a government shutdown, though a handful of Republican senators are holding up a vote. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said this week he remains optimistic that Democratic and Republican will come together to pass a broader, full-year government spending… Read more »