Weekly Update: The Week Ahead in Congress (Sep. 26-30, 2016)

Funding Vote, Water Resources, and a possible Veto Override With one week left in current funding authorization, Congress must pass a deal this week to avoid a government shutdown. The House will vote on a major water resources bill. And both chambers are expected to vote to override a presidential veto of a bill to […]

Gavel Down: Closing out the Week in Congress (Sept. 19-23, 2016)

Fall arrived, as did a CR to keep the government open… After several delays, Senate cleared its first procedural hurdle for short-term spending bill. CR made its debut on Thursday, giving Senators four days before next vote. President Obama vetoed legislation allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, setting up possible congressional override. House […]