BIA to establish $10 million for Tribes to prepare for impacts of climate change

WASHINGTON—On July 16, the Bureau of Indian Affairs launched a new $10 millionFederal-Tribal Climate Resilience Partnership and Technical Assistance Programthat will help tribes prepare for climate change by developing and delivering adaptation training. Read more

House passes half of fiscal 2015 appropriations bills while Senate stalled

On July 16, the House passed its seventh fiscal 2015 spending measure, backing a financial services spending bill that the White House has threatened to veto due to deep cuts in the funding for the Internal Revenue Service, other reductions in financial regulatory oversight and provisions aimed at the District of Columbia. Read more

The Federal Budget Process

The annual federal budget process begins with a detailed proposal from the President in February; Congress next develops a blueprint called a budget resolution that sets limits on how much each committee can spend (or reduce revenues) over the course of the year; and the terms of the budget resolution are then enforced against individual appropriations, entitlement bills, and tax bills on the House and Senate floors.

BIA to establish $10 million for Tribes to prepare for impacts of climate change
House passes half of fiscal 2015 appropriations bills while Senate stalled
The Federal Budget Process

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Floor

House convenes at 12 p.m. Eastern Time.

H Res 676 Authorize Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

S 2569 Bring Jobs Home Act

S 2648 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014