Issue / Appropriations

With 2 Weeks Left, Appropriators Work Towards Year-End Ominbus Bill

Stopgap appropriations under the current continuing resolution (Public Law 117-180) expire at midnight on December 16, and...

Transition Presents Uncertainty for Appropriations Leaders

At this moment, due to a combination of circumstances including the change in party control of the House, some retirements and...

FHWA Gives States $59.9B in IIJA Highway Formula Funding

The Federal Highway Administration on October 6 formally apportioned $59.9 billion in highway funding to states via formula. The money...

Congress Clears CR to Dec. 16 After Removing Manchin Permitting Reforms

Congress has cleared an eleven-week continuing resolution (CR) providing stopgap appropriations for the fiscal year that starts at...

Manchin Permitting Reforms Revealed; Senate Test Vote on Tuesday

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has finally released the text of his environmental permitting reform bill, which Congressional leaders have...

GAO Finds That – Surprise! – Senior Appropriators Get More Earmarks

In the fiscal 2022 appropriations cycle, Congress resurrected the practice of earmarking individual projects for themselves in the...

Still No Clarity on Stopgap Continuing Appropriations

Today is September 16, which means that fiscal year 2022 expires two weeks from today. Usually, by this point in time, we have some...

White House Requests RAISE Grant Extension, Extra Corps Funding in CR

Continuing its recent practice of waiting as late as possible on Friday afternoon to send out its news announcements, the White House...

Summary Tables for FY 2023 Senate DOT Appropriations Act

This is version 1.0 of our summary tables for the Senate's Department of Transportation appropriations bill for fiscal year...

Senate Releases FY23 Corps of Engineers Funding While Passing WRDA Bill

Yesterday, the Senate took two separate steps forward on funding and policy direction for the water resources program of the U.S. Army...

Leahy Unveils Senate Democrats’ Appropriations Plans for Fiscal 2023

The chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Patrick Leahy (D-VT), yesterday announced his approach to funding the federal...

House Passes FY23 Appropriations Package WIth Little Debate

This week, the House of Representatives passed a $763 billion package of six appropriations bills for fiscal year 2023, including the...

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