Obstacles to stopgap funding

CQ Budget, Ep. 254

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., walks through the Senate subway after a vote on Thursday, September 8, 2022. He's opposed to energy project permitting legislation that's being readied for the stopgap bill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., walks through the Senate subway after a vote on Thursday, September 8, 2022. He's opposed to energy project permitting legislation that's being readied for the stopgap bill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted September 9, 2022 at 2:19pm

A short-term funding measure to head off a partial government shutdown is now caught up in fights over emergency spending requests and an effort to streamline federal permitting for energy projects.

CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson and Aidan Quigley outline the challenges facing Congress to pass stopgap funding by the end of this month.

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