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

ISSUE / Weeks of November 21 and 28, 2022

  • December 02,2022 |

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

    Appropriations,FY23
    Stopgap appropriations under the current continuing resolution (Public Law 117-180) expire at midnight on December 16, and Congressional leaders are working towards some kind of solution to provide...
  • December 02,2022 |

    Defense Bill, Now Riding on Water Bill, May Contain Boeing Fix

    Aviation Safety
    Normally, it is the "must-pass" defense authorization bill that serves as the "Christmas tree" legislation at this festive time of year, attracting other legislation that hangs from its branches. But...
Senate Committee Hears Private Sector on IIJA Implementation
Federal Governance,Infrastructure,Public/Private Partnerships

Senate Committee Hears Private Sector on IIJA Implementation

On Wednesday, November 30 at 10 a.m., building on the work of its IIJA public sector implementation subcommittee hearing two weeks ago, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee heard from...

President Signs Bill Averting Rail Strike
Rail,Workforce

President Signs Bill Averting Rail Strike

President Biden has signed into law H. J. Res. 100, a resolution imposing a contract on the four railroad unions who had rejected the agreement reached in September 2022 between rail carriers and the...

Highway, Rail Nominees Moving Through Committee
Amtrak,Federal Governance

Highway, Rail Nominees Moving Through Committee

Highway and railroad policy nominees will be added to the pending pool from which the Senate usually selects several dozen individuals for confirmation as part of the crowded year-end exodus at the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 5, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 5, 2022

Monday, December 5 – House Rules – full committee hearing on a rule for House consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 7776, Water Resources Development Act (vehicle for National Defense...

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