Industry Official Braces For Shutdown As Senate Readies FY24 Budget Bills

September 8, 2023
The Senate could soon take up its first in a series of bipartisan fiscal year 2024 spending bills that would hold EPA and other agencies’ funding close to current levels, but an industry source says House Republicans’ push for stiff cuts means the “worst-case scenario” of a government shutdown is increasingly likely. Mike Gruber, senior vice president for government relations and public policy at the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA), tells Inside EPA that despite the Senate bills’...

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