Special Rules in the House

Don Wolfensberger at The Hill: Of the 138 measures with special rules so far in this  Congress, as of May 22, 49 (37 percent) make unreported measures in order. That compares to 27 percent in the 109th Congress (2005-06); 25 percent in the 114th Congress (2015-16);...

Appropriations Deadllines

Don Wolfensberger, “Budget Act dead at 50 — or is it incognito?,” The Hill, May 16, 2024. In 30 of the last 49 years, Congress has not met the April 15 deadline for approving a budget resolution. The last time Congress completed action on all 12 appropriations by Oct....