Congress recently passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government temporarily funded until December 3rd and aims to raise the U.S. debt limit by October 18th or risk defaulting for the first time in U.S. history. In addition to the latest government funding, Congress will also focus on a budget reconciliation package, a “hard” infrastructure bill and completing Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 appropriations. As of September 30th, a vote has not been taken on any of these legislative packages. Democrats hope to stay unified, but there has been strong disagreement in the party, particularly surrounding the strategy in passing the infrastructure bill. Even if some proposed measures aren’t ultimately included in the infrastructure bill, there is a chance that some may be included in the forthcoming appropriations package. Read More >>>

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