The Congressional Budget Office has released a report on all unauthorized appropriations and expiring authorizations for fiscal year 2012. The report has been sent to both the House and the Senate.
The purpose of the report is to act as a reminder of all stopgap measures that are in place. The government is running on a series of continuing resolutions.
“How big a deal is this?”asks Business Insider. “Potentially, it’s a very big deal. The amount involved is $969B!”
The report is comprised of two lists. This first one looks at the spending for which the necessary enabling legislation has already expired:
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