With the end of FY 2006, Congress adjourned without passing a number of FY 2007 federal agency and program budgets. They did, however, pass a continuing resolution providing continuing funding. Congress is scheduled to return to Washington, D.C., in November for a brief post-election session. During that time they will work on the FY 2007 appropriation bills that they did not pass in the last session. It is likely that these bills will be combined into one omnibus appropriations bill.
In the last few months, the OAC has requested consulting party status and commented on two projects which may adversely impact possible segments of the Hopewell Road. Included below are copies of this correspondence. Further details on these projects will be presented in a future report from the Government Affairs Committee--Ed.