Capitol Correspondence - 11.27.17

Negotiations Slated to Avoid Government Shutdown

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The current continuing resolution funding the government for Fiscal Year 2018 expires on December 8, 2017. With the expiration date nearing, attention in Washington, DC has turned to the budget discussions.  President Trump is meeting with Democratic and Republican Congressional leadership on Tuesday to discuss options moving forward. Issues complicating a deal include including addressing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and defense level spending.