The stopgap spending bill signed yesterday, originally introduced as an amendment to the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017, keeps the federal government running for another week, suggesting that the current Congress intends to produce a full-year spending package before the new Congress can be seated.
At that point, budgets for the DOI and BLM will be revealed and program expenditures can be set in motion.
Those figures are usually found in the Division G Explanatory Statement which accompanies the legislation.
The FY 2022 spending bill authorized a wild horse and burro task force, to be established within 90 days of enactment.
Western Horse Watchers has not seen any news releases about it.