Budget experts say memo is confusing
Democratic leaders in the Senate consider adding the budget blueprint to a $59 billion dollar emergency spending package winding through Congress. But things are never as easy as that on the Hill. Congressional expert Jodi Schneider explains.
A look at the Congressional agenda
When your agency funding comes through may be the best indicator of how much you’re getting. The Hill’s Bob Cusack explains.
Democratic insiders question if anything more than a stopgap spending measure and temporary extension of Bush-era tax cuts can pass. The Hill’s Molly Hooper brings us the latest.
The ”FY 2011 Year Long Funding Act” contains language that will linger on long after the year is over. The Hill’s Ian Swanson explains.
A six-week continuing resolution did not pass the House in a vote today. The government runs out of funds on Sept. 30 if Congress does not pass a bill. What’s more, lawmakers face a shortened deadline to sort out 2012 funding — Congress will be in recess all next week.
Time for lawmakers to pass a continuing resolution is running short as the fiscal year ends Friday. The Senate rejected the House version of CR Friday, and will take up debate on its version Monday afternoon. In the meantime, cuts to GAO and the E-Government Fund are drawing ire from supporters.
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The conference committee is the first step in reconciling the House version of the appropriations bill with the Senate’s.