Budget Deal Reached; Battle Over FY 2020 Appropriations Continues

As has been widely reported in the media, Congress and the White House agreed on a deal to raise the FY 2020 and 2021 budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling until July 2021. Ostensibly, this clears the way for Congress to send appropriations bills to the White House in September when the two chambers … Continue reading Budget Deal Reached; Battle Over FY 2020 Appropriations Continues

BCA Spending Caps and FY 2020 and 2021

With the Congress and the President having finally agreed on funding for FY 2019, many policymakers in the legislative and executive branches have turned their thoughts to the caps on discretionary spending for the next two fiscal years, especially now that the President’s budget was submitted today. First, it must be noted that these will … Continue reading BCA Spending Caps and FY 2020 and 2021