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Congress Passes a Budget, But a Government Shutdown is Still Possible

Written by on November 3, 2015 in Congress with 0 Comments
Congress Passes a Budget, But a Government Shutdown is Still Possible

Last week Congress passed and on Monday the President signed a two year bipartisan budget agreement that also raised the debt ceiling through March 2017. The two year budget sets federal spending through the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years (FY), and lifts spending caps by providing an additional $80 billion, split evenly between military and […]

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Congress Narrowly Avoids Shutdown, Reauthorizes Key Immigration Programs

Written by on October 1, 2015 in Congress with 0 Comments
Congress Narrowly Avoids Shutdown, Reauthorizes Key Immigration Programs

Just hours before the federal government was set to shut down on Wednesday, Congress passed a continuing resolution, a stop-gap measure which continues funding the government at current levels and keeps the government open. The continuing resolution passed easily by large majorities in the House of Representatives and the Senate and will last for 10 […]

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Election Results Reignite Conservatives’ Interest in Immigration Reform

Election Results Reignite Conservatives’ Interest in Immigration Reform

Recognizing the inevitable, Speaker of the House John Boehner endorsed comprehensive immigration reform on Thursday noting “I think a comprehensive approach is long overdue, and I’m confident that the president, myself, others, can find the common ground to take care of this issue once and for all.”

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