This week on Newmakers, Appropriations Committee Chairman, Harold Rogers (R-KY). Rep. Rogers discusses the appropriations process, including the stopgap continuing resolution passed by the House on September 13 to fund the government from October 1 through March 27. He also discusses the many spending decisions before the Congress, including the issue of sequestration and its impact on domestic and defense programs.
In a previous interview, Newsmakers guest Rep. Harold Rogers said, “We intend to use the lame duck session to the fullest extent. Just because this CR will last until March 27 of next year, we will not rest on our laurels until that time.”
Our guest reporters are Humberto Sanchez, staff writer for Roll Call, and Lori Montgomery, fiscal policy reporter for the Washington Post.