Around the Web
Infrastructure, debt and trillions in spending: Where Congress stands on key deadlines
Congress has a lot on its plate. Lawmakers are seeking to pass government funding legislation to avert a shutdown by Sept. 30. They are looking at disaster aid for storms and wildfires and extra money to assist Afghan evacuees. They're trying to extend the debt limit to avert default ahead of an expected October deadline. And Democrats are looking to pass the infrastructure bill while completing a sweeping multitrillion-dollar package of social spending and tax priorities, all on a compressed timeline.