CONGRESSMAN CONNOLLY MORE CONFIDENT WE CAN AVOID ANOTHER CR AS HE SPEAKS AT FMA'S 80TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION - March 13, 2018
Last month’s spending cap deal brings more certainty to March 23 shutdown showdown
By Nicole Ogrysko, Federal News Radio
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) is also optimistic for the long term, if not slightly more cautious about a short term prediction.
“Having that number, and it’s at a higher level for both defense and domestic spending, gives us some breathing room and a little sense of predictability over the next year and a half,” he said Monday morning at the Federal Managers Association’s national convention in Alexandria, Virginia. “Bumping up against March 23, we may yet again not have everything worked out. … There could be a very small CR while we put the finishing touches on the omnibus, but I would expect an omnibus for the balance of the fiscal year.'