16 minutes | Dec 2nd 2019

Spending Allocations Agreed as Dec. 20 Deadline Looms

With less than three weeks left before government funding runs out, negotiators from the Republican-led Senate and Democratic-controlled House have agreed to topline spending figures for the 12 annual appropriations bills.

Lawmakers will work to finalize details in the bills before a potential government shutdown begins after Dec. 20.

On this episode of “Suspending the Rules” from Bloomberg Government, budget and appropriations reporter Jack Fitzpatrick breaks down the state of budget negotiations and previews what’s to come.

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