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 »

Congress to Extend Government Funding to Feb. 18

The House is likely to vote on a stopgap spending measure today with government funding set to expire tomorrow, Friday. This morning, a deal was struck between Democrats and Republicans to continue government funding at current levels until February 18. Democrats wanted a continuing resolution to fund the government until Jan. 28. Also included is… Read more »

Democrats Working on Stopgap Spending Bill

Congressional leaders are working on a stopgap spending bill that would fund the government past Sept. 30 while Congress considers a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and a Democrat-backed $3.5 trillion social spending package. The White House budget office on Tuesday called for Congress to approve a short-term extension in government funding to avoid a… Read more »