A government shutdown is again in the news. The key date is December 21. If federal agencies without funding do not get their money by then, they have to follow their shutdown rules. I suspect most of us will be…
If the Congress does not replace tomorrow’s expired continuing resolution with a temporary spending replacement, we will have another government shutdown.
Having averted a shutdown last Friday, the Congress passed a continuing resolution that lets it fund government spending until April.
Always contentious, the federal budget needs to be approved by October 1st or a continuing resolution needs to enable discretionary federal spending.