Issue / Appropriations

FY22 Appropriations Endgame Talks Commence, With February Deadline Looming

The bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees held a meeting  yesterday to begin discussions of how to...

No Progress on FY22 Fiscal Issues, March 1 Looms As New Deadline

The Second Session of the 117th Congress has begun, and the opening months will be devoted to trying and finish the leftover business...

Appropriations Stopgap Extended to Feb. 18, Delaying Some Infrastructure Funding Increases

Good news: the government shutdown that was possibly to have started tonight has been averted, thanks to legislation passed by Congress...

List of FY21 RAISE Grants (Capital Only)

This is a PDF of a spreadsheet listing all 63 RAISE grants for capital projects for fiscal year 2021, alpha by state postal code,...

Year-Long CR Would Threaten First Year of BIB Funding Growth

The heads of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees met this week but failed to make progress on a framework for the fiscal...

Senate Spending Plan for FY 2022 Becomes Clear

When the Senate Appropriations Committee released the text of the remaining nine general appropriations bills for fiscal year 2022 on...

Senate Appropriators Release Text of FY22 THUD Spending Bill

The chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee has released the text of the nine draft appropriations bills for fiscal 2022 (and...

Funding Table for FY 2022 Senate USDOT Appropriations

This two-page PDF is a table showing the account-level appropriations provided by the draft Senate Transportation-HUD appropriations...

FY22 CR Enacted; Appropriations Through December 3 Pro-Rated to Agencies Today

Yesterday evening, President Biden signed into law a $285 billion stopgap spending bill that kept the federal government open (except...

Senate CR Vote Set for Monday, Debt Limit Likely to Be Split Off

The Senate has set a showdown vote for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 27 on a stopgap continuing resolution for fiscal 2022 that also...

Deadlines Start Catching Up with Congress Next Week

After a very slow month, Congress will have to making moves next week to pass some key fiscal policy legislation next week, staring...

How Transit Got Traded Away in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

How did additional funding for public transit go from $85 billion (really $110 billion) in President Biden's American Jobs Plan, down...

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