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Another continuing resolution on Oct. 1 is looking inevitable, says WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller.
In a bit of progress for regular order, the House last week managed to pass its version of the National Defense Authorization Act. And, members will get down to the 2023 spending bills this week.
China can't do anything to prevent Congress from passing a budget on time for 2023. But the China competitiveness bill could do just that. With the year-end just three months away now, legislative arguments over the bill threaten budget talks.
Appropriators on Capitol Hill have a busy week this week. The first official week of summer. For one thing, House members are marking up the 2023 defense budget. And taking up the defense authorization bill.
We get the latest about what's going on at Capitol Hill from WTOP's Congressional Correspondent Mitchell Miller.
The Department of Health and Human Services has some new authorities to hopefully help resolve the nationwide shortage of baby formula.
Could an overturn of Roe vs. Wade affect the federal workforce? WTOP Capitol Hill reporter Mitchell Miller explained on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Ukraine and keeping aid flowing to that country, it's one of the few areas of bipartisan agreement on Capitol Hill.
Congress is on recess this week, which may be a good thing with COVID making its ugly appearance in both chambers. And that's why maybe a $10 billion COVID package will be high on the agenda when members return.
The great flywheel of appropriations gets a big shove today with release of the administration's 2023 budget request, six months before fiscal 2023 actually starts.
Congress, as it does every year, crammed a lot of spending when it whipped up that so called omnibus appropriations bill.
It's up to the Senate now to vote on a way to avoid a lapse in appropriations Friday, when the current continuing resolution ends. It's not exactly a route to full 2022 appropriations, but its not disaster.
Everyone is in a tizzy over the Supreme Court vacancy but the outcome is fairly predictable. More uncertain is what they'll do about the federal budget.
Members will resume budget talks that started late last week, which is encouraging given that the continuing resolution deadline is just a month away.