Posted July 17, 2017 at 1:45pm
It’s back to the future for House lawmakers who are once again this year considering bundling up in an omnibus all 12 fiscal 2018 spending bills to keep the government funded beyond September, a shortcut avenue in the absence of an actual budget blueprint, say CQ appropriations reporters Kellie Mejdrich, Jennifer Shutt and Ryan McCrimmon.
House GOP accelerating towards FY18 omnibus pre-August recess. Rs reviewing 12 approps bills this weekend, whips tallying support next week
— Ryan McCrimmon (@RyanMcCrimmon) July 14, 2017
House Explores Omnibus Spending Package https://t.co/F2oupjIKlV via @rollcall @lindsemcpherson pic.twitter.com/oR5tSTC2bN
— CQ Now (@CQnow) July 14, 2017