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April 26, 2019

Charlie Cook on the Upcoming Budget Fight

Categories: Miscellaneous

Farm Bill; Regulations; Biotech; and the Agricultural Economy

Farm Bill: Background- Budget and Spending Issues

Naftali Bendavid explained in today’s Wall Street Journal that, “The battle over federal spending will unfold this week in two separate but related fights. Congress and the White House must devise a plan to fund the government for the rest of the current fiscal year while simultaneously debating a spending plan for next year.

On Monday, the House begins debating a Republican spending plan for the rest of the 2011 fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30.

“The plan is needed because the last Congress failed to pass appropriations to cover the entire year. Government operations are currently being funded by a stopgap spending measure that expires March 4.”

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