Spending season begins with uncertainty

CQ Budget, Ep. 205

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., has said he'd like to pass all 12 spending bills through the House before the August recess, setting up a flurry of activity on the House side that will likely have to be renegotiated with the Senate. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., has said he'd like to pass all 12 spending bills through the House before the August recess, setting up a flurry of activity on the House side that will likely have to be renegotiated with the Senate. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Posted June 11, 2021 at 11:57am

House Democrats are preparing to approve a roughly $1.5 trillion total discretionary spending level in a deeming resolution so appropriators can begin work on the fiscal 2022 spending bills. But partisanship is leaving the fate of these spending bills up in the air. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman break down the major spending level debates that will play out over the next couple of months.

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