Democrats Fear Shutdown As House Slashes EPA’s FY24 Spending Plan

November 3, 2023
House Democrats are warning that the government will shut down when current spending approval expires Nov. 17 after Republicans, on a near-party-line vote, approved a bill that slashes EPA spending for fiscal year 2024 by nearly 40 percent from current levels, a cut that President Joe Biden has pledged to veto and the Senate will not consider. “Continuing to consider these extreme Republican bills only brings us closer to a shutdown. We continue to waste our time debating partisan policies...

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