September 27, 2021
D.C. News
  • Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the House will vote on the $1 trillion infrastructure bill Thursday instead of today (Monday). The delay will give Democrats more time to strike a deal among progressives and moderates on a topline figure for the infrastructure bill or for a solid outline of its programs. The vote will come hours before government funding is scheduled to lapse on October 1. (Articles here, here, here, here, and here)
  • The House Budget Committee voted Saturday to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill out of committee and send it to the House floor. The bill passed mostly along party lines, with one Democrat joining Republicans to vote against it. The package now heads to the House Committee on Rules, where leadership is expected to make further changes to the measure before it’s brought to a full vote in the House. (Articles here, here, and here)