Workers continue to erect scaffolding around the Capitol dome last week. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The stop gap spending measure President Barack Obama signed Friday included provisions to allow the Energy Department to cover additional costs at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico and spending for programs under the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning fund – with requirements to keep Congress apprised of the spending above previous appropriation rates.
The chambers also passed three other energy measures before clearing out of town for final campaign pushes. Full story