Lowey Says Stopgap Funding Measure Likely to Go to Dec. 20

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“It appears it will be Dec. 20,” House Appropriations Cmte Chairwoman Nita Lowey tells reporters after meeting with Senate Appropriations Cmte Chairman Richard Shelby.

  • Continuing resolution date is based on input from leadership, Lowey says
  • No final decision on length of stopgap funding has been taken: Lowey
  • NOTE: Lawmakers are trying to craft a new funding measure as the current one is set to expire after Nov. 21; without a solution there will be a partial government shutdown
  • Related: Shelby Will Meet With House Lawmakers on FY20 Appropriations

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