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Amid an active appropriations season in the U.S. House, critical developments are unfolding that could significantly impact your organization’s strategy. Watch our recorded webinar for an urgent and insightful conversation with the CQ newsroom on how your organization can prepare for the dynamic appropriations season ahead. With the U.S. Senate poised to kick off its appropriations work and a crucial September 30 deadline on the horizon, this session is your chance to stay ahead of the curve.

The panel will dissect the current landscape, offering timely analysis and a comprehensive overview of where things stand and what to expect next.

Speakers will discuss:

  • The status and progress of appropriations bills in the U.S. House
  • Projections and expectations for the U.S. Senate’s forthcoming actions
  • Analysis of potential delays and extensions beyond the September 30 deadline
  • How the election cycle could pause legislative activities and impact your planning
  • How to understand and navigate the appropriations process so you can effectively advise your internal stakeholders


  • Aidan Quigley is CQ and Roll Call’s budget and appropriations reporter. Before arriving at CQ Roll Call, he covered the Navy and Marine Corps for Inside Defense, reporting on acquisition, budgets, and policy. He previously served as the Burlington, Vermont reporter for VTDigger, a statewide nonprofit newsroom.
  • Paul Krawzak is a senior writer on the budget, appropriations, and tax team at CQ and Roll Call. He previously worked for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Copley News Service, and newspapers in Michigan and Illinois, covering beats ranging from local government to the Pentagon. He has been with CQ Roll Call since 2009.
  • Moderated by Peter Cohn, CQ Roll Call’s budget and tax policy editor. For over two decades he’s been in the middle of covering the biggest legislative fights on Capitol Hill, starting his career right here at CQ before moving to National Journal. Pete took a hiatus from journalism to work in various roles helping both K Street and Wall Street understand the intersection of politics and policy and analyze the impact of federal legislation and regulation, before rejoining CQ Roll Call in 2017 — just in time for the biggest tax code overhaul since 1986.