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APPROPRIATIONS: Budget talks reaching decisive moment

Jul 08, 2019 - Environment & Energy Daily

Lawmakers return to Washington, D.C., this week looking to make headway on fiscal 2020 appropriations. The most pressing task is finishing as much of the annual appropriations process as possible before the extended August recess, after which lawmakers will have just a few weeks to reach agreement to fund the government after the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year. Senate leaders are facing tough decisions on how to proceed, given the lack of a budget deal that would head off tens of billions of do...