Federal Government Shutdown Countdown Underway -- Again

Time is fast running out for lawmakers to reach a consensus on FY 2019 government spending and there is no agreement in sight. The Senate is consumed with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process, and House members are more focused on re-election than next year’s budget. While the Senate worked through its traditional August recess and managed to pass three funding bills, including military housing funding, it has yet to act on the HUD funding bill. The House has approved a series of “minibus” appropriations bills [...]

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9/7/18 5:50 PM

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