Beltway Briefing Podcast

Government Spending: Is A Shutdown Looming?

November 14, 2019

Although the fiscal year technically ended in October, Congress couldn’t come to an agreement on how much to fund the government. Instead, they passed a short-term spending bill that keeps 2018 spending levels and expires Nov. 21. Budget experts don’t think we are in for a shutdown over Thanksgiving after the government runs out of money. But they can’t rule it out either. Howard Schweitzer, Public Strategies Managing Partner, and Michael Bain, Government Relations Principal, discuss how it all may play out.

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