February 2, 2018 – We still expect President Trump’s infrastructure plan itself to rely on $200 billion in federal budget authority. But the big news from Trump’s address was that the amount of money leveraged by that $200 billion from non-federal sources had jumped from $800 billion (under discussion all last year) to $1.3 trillion, for a grand total of $1.5 trillion. How, you may ask, are all these divergent totals possible?
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November 20, 2017 – Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the text of the “chairman’s mark” draft version of the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment appropriations bill.
September 8, 2017 – Both chambers of Congress have cleared legislation that extends government-wide appropriations until December 8 and which suspends the statutory ceiling on the public debt until the same date.