April 17, 2014

Without a Budget Deal Lawmakers Would Face Tough Choices on Spending

November 11, 2013
Congressional Quarterly

Excerpt

Writing yet another stop-gap funding measure for the remainder of fiscal 2014, as opposed to traditional appropriations bills or spending packages, would give federal agencies less programmatic flexibility and hamstring long-term planning. “It would mean continued chaos,” said Bob Bixby, executive director of the nonpartisan Concord Coalition.