Budget & Appropriations: President Signs Short-Term Funding Bill

On November 21, President Trump signed H.R.3055, a continuing resolution (CR) that funds the government through December 20. The additional four weeks of funding will allow lawmakers to negotiate over the line item amounts and a few controversial funding line items, such as President Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico. The measure will provide level funding for most programs at FY 2019 levels; extends several programs; and provides additional funds for the Census and a few health and nutrition programs.

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