Congress has been working to pass Fiscal Year (FY) 19 appropriations bills in small groups, each called a “minibus,” as opposed to an omnibus appropriations bill, consisting of all 12 appropriations bills. On Friday, the President signed so-called minibus I, H.R. 5895, consisting of full-year funding for the Energy (including the NTEU-represented Department of Energy) and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs funding measures into law. Continue reading “Update on Government Funding for Fiscal Year 2019”
It remains unclear if the President will enact Congress’ short-term funding plan.