Per week earlier than a possible shutdown, Congress dithers

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With Congress getting back from their lengthy weekend, they’ve lower than every week to keep away from a federal authorities shutdown.

Just a little over a month in the past, on Sept. 30, Congress handed a seamless decision to fund the federal authorities by Nov. 17. With no spending plan in place by Friday, some authorities operations will start to close down.

Being on this scenario once more is ridiculous. One of the fundamental capabilities of Congress is to fund the numerous authorities companies and actions. It’s a huge failure of governing when lawmakers can’t even do that process with out careening towards deadlines and shutdowns.