We are three days away from the 2016 - 2017 budget deadline and negotiations have been underway. Recent sticking points have been on spending, with Republicans approving a 5% increase and Democrats requesting 6%. While reports say both sides are close with this figure, currently no talks are scheduled for this week. There is also concern that election year politics may cause issues with the budget negotiations.
Recent news on budget negotiations:
Where budget stands as deadline looms
No talks set for budget