May 28, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Senate Republicans Demand McConnell Only Accept Short-Term Spending Bill

Senate Republicans have vowed to oppose any spending bill that would go on beyond the 117th Congress.
After a long effort to pass an omnibus spending bill for fiscal year 2023, Democrats were forced to accept a short-term continuing resolution (CR) instead.
CRs, while they prevent the government from shutting down, make no changes to long-term federal spending. Rather, they simply continue to spend at levels set the prior fiscal year.
Earlier this year, Democrats passed a CR that will fund the government through Dec. 16, at which point the government will shut down if lawmakers have not passed a new spending bill….
Source: The Epoch Times