Why Congress Should Pass An Appropriations Bill On Time For Once

Congress has only a few jobs it must do to keep our government running. One is to pass an appropriations bill, from which all executive branch expenditures must derive. If it fails to do that job, it’s virtually impossible for cabinet members and their money managers to do any planning.

Dave Patterson, SMA Executive Advisor, explains why we need Congress to pass appropriation bills on time. Read his opinion piece in The Federalist here.

NOTE: The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of SMA, Inc.

Published on September 7, 2017 by

Dick Eassom, CF APMP Fellow