Congress Rings In The New Year With Another Budget Deadline
By: Ailsa Chang and Audie Cornish
January 9, 2014
In mid-January, the funding bill that ended the October government shutdown will expire, and congressional budget-writers are still not ready to unveil the trillion-dollar "omnibus" bill to keep the lights on. If the House and Senate cannot come to an agreement soon, lawmakers might have to resort to yet another temporary measure.
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