Posts tagged reauthorization
Welcome Back from Recess!

Welcome back from recess! We took advantage of the past few weeks to check in with congressional staffers and other political insiders to get a better sense of where things might be headed this fall. Based on our intel gathering efforts, below is a high-level overview of our understanding of legislative priorities for this fall…

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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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Hurricane Harvey Could Spur Legislative Action on Flood Insurance

Hurricane Harvey continues to devastate Houston, Texas, and Congress must either quickly reauthorize or pass a short-term extension for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which expires September 30th.

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