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11/16/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 11/15

The House is waiting for CBO to finish its cost estimates for the Build Back Better Act, with a floor vote planned before Members leave for the Thanksgiving recess. The Senate, meanwhile, will begin consideration this week of legislation to reauthorize defense programs.

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11/9/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 11/8

The House last week passed one set of initials, the BIF (bipartisan infrastructure framework), and delayed a vote on the other, the BBB (Build Back Better reconciliation bill) until the week of Nov. 15.

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11/2/21
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PSW Weekly Update - 11/1

Congressional Democrats last week released legislative language for most of their reconciliation proposal, but a vote in the House may hinge on whether Senator Manchin will sign off on the final product.

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10/26/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/25

Will progress on the BBB lead to a House vote on the BIF? Translation: Can Democrats nail down enough details of the Build Back Better reconciliation bill that House progressives will agree to a floor vote this week on the bipartisan infrastructure framework?

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10/19/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/18

While there are still no details on what a scaled-back reconciliation package will look like, Senator Manchin’s opposition to the Clean Electricity Performance Program may lead to its being dropped from the legislation. There’s no clear path to agreement on FY 2022 appropriations bills, but Senate Democrats released their spending proposals on Monday.

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10/13/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/12

The debt limit will be increased by $480 billion following House action on Oct. 12 and Senate approval on Oct. 7. Lawmakers will likely need to address the debt limit again by Dec. 3, the same day that the continuing resolution expires.

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10/5/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 10/5

Democrats continue to strategize on how to handle the debt limit and how to craft a reconciliation bill with a price tag that is still unknown but less than $3.5 trillion.r

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9/28/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 9/27

There are lots of questions and very few answers on the hot topics of the day – debt limit, reconciliation, and the bipartisan infrastructure bill.

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9/21/21
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PSW Weekly Round-Up - 9/20

Because no FY 2022 appropriations bills have been passed, a continuing resolution will be needed to avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1. When the House takes up the CR this week, Democratic leaders plan to include language suspending the debt ceiling through December 2022, but Republicans remain opposed to this approach. r

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