May 29, 2017

New year, no budget: How Washington works!

So much for deadlines. Lawmakers punt final votes on 2010 budget for at least another month.
September 25, 2009


"Agencies don't know what they have to spend for fiscal year 2010. It makes planning for agencies uncertain and it hampers good management," said Charles Konigsberg, chief budget counsel of the Concord Coalition, a deficit watchdog group.


"Generally they do a series of short-term continuing resolutions to keep the pressure on the appropriators to finish the bills," Konigsberg said.