Loren Duggan

House, FAA reauthorizationCongress, House Speaker

The House is ‘it’ this week, when it comes to agency authorizations

The Senate managed to pass an important bill last week, authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration. That makes the House “it,” so to speak.

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Congress, contractors, 2025 budget, 2025 appropriations, government, Congress, government shutdown, CR

What will happen now that Congress bought itself a week or two on the budget?

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The sun shines on the dome of Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Congress has a lot to cram in this week before the House goes on recess.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Congress

Irresistible forces are pushing on a seemingly immovable Congress

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Huge end-of-the-year deadlines looming in Congress

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Congressional Staff, Congress

A government shutdown is (or is not) a week away

It sure came fast. Just a workweek remaining until the continuing resolution expires. The fever is building on Capitol Hill to do something to avoid a…

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APTOPIX Congress Speaker

With no time to lose, Congress is functional again, more or less

The House of Representatives has a speaker, for now. That was a heavy lift. What comes next now that Capitol Hill is operational again. For this week’s…

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Congressional Staff, Congress

If you’re not surprised there’s not a shutdown, you’re prescient or a prevaricator

To the surprise of just about everybody, the Federal Government is fully functional this Monday, October 2, 2023. Some surprise last-minute votes in both the House and Senate on Saturday happened just in time to get a continuing resolution (CR)to the president’s desk – just hours before much of the government was set to run out of appropriations.

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