Negotiators Say They’ve Reached ‘Breakthrough’ in Government Funding Talks
Federal Budget
Negotiators Say They’ve Reached 'Breakthrough' in Government Funding Talks
2022-02-09 19:08:45
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON— House and Senate appropriators announced Wednesday that they’ve agreed on a framework for approving a fiscal year 2022 spending plan. Though they offered little insight into what the framework is, the chairs of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees... Read More

Federal Budget
Sense of Urgency Grows as Deadline for New Spending Bill Approaches
2022-01-13 20:10:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — With most eyes on Capitol Hill glued to the drama transpring in the Senate this week over the fate of the filibuster and a pair of sweeping election reform bills, a small group of lawmakers is quietly working... Read More

Sen. Shelby Leaves Door Open for Return of Earmarks

WASHINGTON — Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard C. Shelby appeared to soften a little Tuesday on a potential return of earmarks in spending bills this year, after saying last week his Republican colleagues probably wouldn’t allow it. The Alabama Republican said... Read More

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