Hoyer: House to take up stopgap funding the week of Sept. 16
Continuing resolution will likely last until late November
The House will vote on a continuing resolution the week of Sept. 16, according to a letter Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer released Thursday.
The stopgap spending bill, needed to keep the government funded when the new fiscal year begins Oct. 1, will likely last until late November, according to a House Democratic aide. That could mean an end date of Nov. 21 — the last day the House is scheduled to be in session before leaving for Thanksgiving break.
The House has approved 10 of the 12 annual spending bills, but the Senate Appropriations Committee has yet to mark up any of its bills — opting to wait until after lawmakers and the White House reached a universal agreement on spending levels for fiscal 2020. Read more...