Posts tagged FY18
FY19 Appropriations Outlook: What Moves When and How

As Congress returned from the Fourth of July holiday this week, the House and Senate will dedicate much of their time between now and the brief August recess to passing legislation to continue funding the federal government. While Congress may ultimately turn to a continuing resolution that punts an omnibus appropriations bill to the lame duck session or into next year, we anticipate that both chambers will try to move as many appropriations measures via minibus packages before fiscal year 2018 appropriations expire on September 30. 

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Spring 2018 Congressional Agenda

Members of Congress return this week from a two-week recess with a full agenda and without much time in which to accomplish their goals before turning their attention fully to the midterm elections. The Senate is scheduled to be in session for 104 days between now and Election Day, and the House, 71. We've rounded up issues we think will receive floor time prior to the election.

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Crystal Balling the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus for Authorizations

Congress is staring down a March 23 deadline to pass legislation to fund the government once the current continuing resolution (CR) expires. While it is always difficult to predict exactly what will happen on a must-pass funding bill, there is always the possibility the measure becomes a vehicle for a myriad of authorizations.

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The FY19 NDAA: National Defense Priorities and Opportunities for Non-Traditional Defense Companies

Although it seems the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) cycle just came to an end, the FY19 NDAA process is already underway. Because the annual defense policy bill is one of few “must pass” pieces of legislation, it is not only used to advance national security priorities, but in recent years, has also created opportunities for non-traditional defense companies.

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Expiring Provisions and Deadlines Loom

With many expiring provisions and other paramount issues facing looming deadlines of one kind or another, a running list keeps track of the crowded legislative calendar.

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