across the nation such as road and bridge repair are endangered
due to U.S. legislators who can't agree on the 13 spending bills
that finance the federal government, The Washington Post reported.
and Senate are at odds on spending limits for all the annual bills.
This comes when House members seeking re-election rely on providing
money to their local communities through the appropriations bills.
It's also happening at a time when states are cutting budgets
for highway and other programs.
impasse, Congress plans to pass continuing resolutions to keep
the government running. Such resolutions allow legislators to
haggle over spending decisions while allowing the government to
continue to function.