Lawmakers navigate politics in tackling a stopgap funding measure

CQ Budget, Ep. 169

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House could vote on a stopgap spending bill next week to give the Senate plenty of time to approve the measure before the fiscal year ends Sept. 30. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House could vote on a stopgap spending bill next week to give the Senate plenty of time to approve the measure before the fiscal year ends Sept. 30. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted September 15, 2020 at 12:19pm

Congress needs a continuing resolution to avoid a partial government shutdown next month. But how long should government operate on a stopgap? CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Jennifer Shutt explain the political implications behind the duration of a stopgap, as well as the likelihood of any coronavirus relief in the near future.

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