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'Minibus' Budget Bill Passes the House

December 10, 2009 - by Avelino Maestas

A couple of weeks ago we wrote of the possibility of Congress rolling the remaining appropriations bills into one package so lawmakers could approve the legislation before the end-of-year recess. Aside from that deadline, a continuing resolution (the second one this year) is set to expire on Dec. 18, and that would leave major portions of the federal government without funding.

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