Congress begins working this week on a trillion dollar-plus omnibus spending bill that could fund the government past the March 23rd deadline
With new legislation, Americans could find it more difficult to know the calorie counts of some items on restaurant menus.
Bloomberg Government's Loren Duggan outlines for Federal Drive with Tom Temin what may happen in Congress under the CR in the next three weeks.
Bloomberg Government's Loren Duggan outlines the issues keeping Congress from passing a CR, budget.
Democrats and Republicans have been talking about a potential two-year budget agreement,. With 10 days left of CR, still no clear results.
Soon members of Congress will return to the Hill to tackle the great issues of 2018 — besides getting re-elected, that is.
No sooner had the president signed a two-week continuing resolution than the countdown started — the countdown to the next deadline for a government shutdown,
The Senate has four appropriations bills to debate and a high-level nomination to consider. The House will take up the issue of sexual harassment under its own roof.
This week on Capitol Hill look for that conference report on the National Defense Authorization Act and more debate on tax reform.
Taking center stage this week is tax policy, as we expect to get our first look at the House’s version of a comprehensive tax reform package.
Now back in session, the Senate will take up a budget resolution for 2018 and markup appropriations bills for three big agencies.
A new House bill is named for a VA whistleblower who committed suicide. Another would give bonuses to employees who expose waste.
Congress returns to work this week with a budget to pass, a deficit to avoid, a major relief package to pass, and fingers crossed that another hurricane doesn't hit Florida.
The July 4 holiday may be history, but that doesn't mean the fireworks are over. At least not on Capitol Hill. As Congress works until its August recess, it faces several tough issues, including how to pass a National Defense Authorization Act President Obama has promised to veto. Loren Duggan is the director of legislative analysis at Bloomberg Government. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with a preview of what else awaits this renewed Congressional session.