Congress is losing time to get key marijuana legislation across the finish line in the lame-duck session.
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Window closing for bipartisan marijuana bill
Lawmakers are facing a rapidly closing window to get key marijuana legislation across the finish line in the lame-duck session.
Despite fetching broad bipartisan support in the House and Senate, opposition from GOP leadership and a tightening timeline is chipping away at the bill’s chances of passage.
- Top cosponsors for the bill are hopeful the measure will be attached to a potential government funding omnibus that members on both sides want to see pass before year’s…