Appropriations Update: House Passes Continuing Resolution to Fund Government Until Dec. 20

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives passed a temporary funding measure, or continuing resolution (CR), to fund the government until December 20. House members voted Tuesday with the hopes of moving the legislation to the Senate for a vote later in the week and onto the president’s desk for signature before the current CR expires at midnight on Thursday.

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Bipartisan Budget Reform Bill Passes Out of Senate Committee

The Senate Budget Committee advanced legislation last week to reform the congressional budget process, the first bipartisan budget reform bill to pass the Committee since 1990. The Bipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act is meant to provide for a more “orderly and deliberative budget process focused on long term fiscal planning,” according to committee leadership.

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