LDA Legislative News – January 2018

Congress Kicks Fiscal Can Down the Road Since October 1, 2017, the first day of federal Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018), federal agencies have been funded through a series of Continuing Resolutions (CR), stopgap bills that keep the government running until final appropriations (funding) for the fiscal year levels have been set.  Following a brief government shutdown in late January, Congress voted to kick the can down the road until February 8, when once again the government may be faced with a possible shutdown. The federal fiscal year runs from October 1 through September 30.  We are currently in federal… Read More »