They need to pass some kind of funding bill to avoid another shutdown at midnight Friday and have worked to avoid turning to another short-term bill
that would only prolong the border debate.
While House Democrats have been passing funding packages for weeks, the Senate vote on the short-term bill
came only a day after the chamber rejected two proposals that would have reopened the government.
Congress are racing to meet a midnight Friday deadline to pass a short-term bill
to keep the U.S.
The central focus of the September legislative stretch is to pass a short-term bill
that will keep the government funded past Sept.
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