“ENABLERS would help ensure that corrupt cash doesn’t make it into our country and our markets in the first place. If the ENABLERS Act passes, Congress will have led a sea-change in American anti-corruption law.”
Today, Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the U.S. government through December 16, which now awaits President Biden’s signature. While the measure will ensure that agencies can continue operations at existing budgetary levels, the resolution puts off approving the increased funding for key offices in the U.S. Treasury Department contemplated in both chambers’ appropriations bills for fiscal year 2023.
Join FACT and the Hudson Institute for an in-person, Senate briefing on September 28th to learn about the scale of the problem posed by professional “enablers” and the future of this crucial reform agenda.
The FACT Coalition applauds the inclusion of $52 million in emergency funds for the U.S. Treasury Department as part of the appropriations package passed today by the U.S. Senate. Today’s vote sends the larger $40 billion Ukraine aid package to the President’s desk to sign into law, and will assist Ukraine in the face of Russia’s illegal invasion.
The tools that Congress and the White House commit to Ukraine’s fight for independence and democracy must not be undermined by failings in our own institutions.
In light of new sanctions against Russia, the FACT Coalition urged Congress to approve $118.2 million in emergency and discretionary funding this week for the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.