Congress Releases Omnibus Spending Agreement for FY17

5/4/2017 Update: The Senate has passed the Omnibus spending agreement.  Also receiving overwhelming support, the final vote count was 79-18. The spending proposal now heads to President Trump’s desk, where…

Government Shutdown Averted!

UPDATE 10/1/2015:  With only seven hours to spare, last night the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution, funding the federal government through December 11 and avoiding another government shutdown.  The…

Another Government Shutdown Imminent?

  UPDATE – 9/25/2015 Today, Speaker of the House John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress and his leadership position.  See our latest article on how this effects the shutdown…