Tag Archives: 2017 spending bill

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress Passes Tax Bill; Negotiations on Spending Caps Continue; Government Funding Extended Until Mid-January With a few days to spare before their self-imposed Christmas deadline, Congressional leaders achieved their goal: the first significant revision of the U.S. tax code in more than three decades. Following the House and Senate’s passage of the Tax Cut and… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Appropriations Committee Approves Funding Increase for Biomedical Research; Congress Departs for Summer Break; September Agenda to Include “Continuing Resolution” to Keep Federal Agencies Open Congressional leadership began the year pledging to return the appropriations process to “regular order” by completing action on the fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending bills before September 30. They will leave… Read More »