Big Issues Loom as Shutdown Threat Nears

Congress and the administration are facing yet another funding deadline.

Congress has until Friday, Jan. 19, to pass a spending bill—either a short-term or longer-term bill— that must be enacted or the federal government will shut down. 

At the end of last year, Congress passed three continuing resolutions (CR) to avoid government shutdowns.

House Republican leaders are working on another CR that is expected to continue government operations for four weeks or even longer. Read the full story and get helpful resources on NTEU's Shutdown page for members.