Election Day just around the corner, the question on the minds of
many people is “what’s going to happen in Washington?”
of the outcome of Tuesday’s elections, members of Congress will
return to Capitol Hill for their “lame duck” session with one
huge piece of unfinished business – the Fiscal Year 2011 budget.
Year 2011 actually began on October 1, 2010 – right before
Representatives and Senators went home to campaign. Yet Congress
failed to enact any of the twelve separate appropriations bills which
keep federal agencies running. Instead, they adopted a Continuing
Resolution (CR) as a ...