FarmPolicy

November 14, 2018

Continuing Resolution; Farm Bill; Ag Economy; Biofuels; and Regulations

Budget Issues: Continuing Resolution

Jonathan Allen reported yesterday at Politico that, “House Republicans plan to pass a two-week stopgap spending bill next week that would keep the government running past March 4 at reduced levels, GOP aides told POLITICO Wednesday.

“The measure comes on the heels of last week’s seven-month appropriation bill that would have slashed $61 billion from federal accounts but has no chance of passage in the Senate.

Republican aides say the cuts in the two-week spending bill would be proportional — or pro-rated — to reflect the levels in the first measure. That means cutting about $4 billion over two weeks. The plan is tentative and the contours of the measure are still being crafted.”

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