Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, told reporters that Obama would sign a short-term bill
, if needed.
We Can Afford to Do a Short-Term Bill
and Maintain the Status Quo.
The new legislation is, in effect, a short-term bill
that runs through March 2015, when a new Congress will be seated.
1, relying only on a short-term bill
that runs through March 27.
The short-term bill
would provide a little more than $3 billion for the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) for nine months.
However, lending data showed what should be a reassuring trend for policymakers: that credit is being channeled more into mid- and long-term loans as opposed to short-term bill
financing, meaning more cash is likely being put into actual investments.
White House budget director Rob] Portman said a short-term bill
Given that the president's war request was $93 billion and Congress passed a $121 billion bill, but the Congressional Research Service just released a report that the Pentagon has funding for the war until July, a short-term bill
would only need to provide $30 billion (current spending is $10 billion per month and the 2007 fiscal year ends on Sept 30).
Additionally, more than 3,500 PSE households needing emergency, short-term bill
assistance during this past year's winter heating months received grants from The Salvation Army Warm Home Fund.
In the evening the US will see NAPM-NY Business Conditions Index for March and later treasury's short-term bill
In the 112th Congress, the Republican House, Democratic Senate, and Obama Administration grappled with these choices and in the end came together to enact a short-term bill
that maintained current spending levels and relied upon another General Fund transfer.
Prior to this current stopgap bill, Congress and the White House agreed to an earlier short-term bill
cutting some U.