Federal Relations

2018 UW Federal Agenda


July 6, 2018

House Plans to Move Second Minibus

The House has announced it will move forward with considering its second minibus of the year (the first minibus was passed in June). The second minibus will contain the House-versions of the FY2019  Interior and Financial Services bills. The House is expected to consider the measures on the floor the week of July 16th.


May 7, 2018

Administration “Rescission” Package Expected This Week

The Trump Administration is expected to send to Congress a “rescission” package this week that would seek about $15 billion in cuts to already approved spending in prior years. Unhappy about the size of the recently passed FY2018 omnibus spending bill, a group of House conservatives had asked the Administration to take steps to cancel or…