LDA Legislative News - September 2015

LDA's monthly legislative updates and news from Washington.

LDA Legislative News – September 2015

Government Shutdown Possibility Grows As this article is being written, there are thirteen days remaining until a possible government shutdown on the last day of Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 2015), September 30, 2015.  There is no plan right now to avoid this happening.  Much of what is going on hinges on some very conservative House members who insist any funding bill must include language to defund Planned Parenthood and prohibit certain abortion procedures.  In addition there are some members of Congress who believe the current budget caps are adequate, if not too generous.   The earliest the House could bring up… Read More »