2018 Bipartisan Budget Enacted: Early this morning, President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a two-year budget bill. The act includes, among other provisions, a short-term spending measure that will keep the government funded through March 23, 2018, a number of tax provisions extending for 2017 several provisions that expired at the end of 2016 (including a number relating to the energy industry), revisions to the section 45Q carbon sequestration credit, and relief with respect to natural disasters.