This Week in Congress

Date: December 18, 2018

The House and Senate are in session this week. The primary legislative focus of the week will be negotiating a federal spending bill to keep many government agencies open. While Congress has passed funding bills for several departments, there remain several agencies that do not have final appropriations for 2019. These agencies, such as the Department of Transportation, face the prospect of a government shutdown if a deal is not reached by December 21.

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