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Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding shutdown

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Senate has passed a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates. The measure now goes to President Joe Biden to be signed into law.
Earlier Thursday, congressional leaders announced they had finally reached an agreement to keep the government running for 11 more weeks, generally at current spending levels, while adding $7 billion to aid Afghanistan evacuees.
Once the House voted to approve the measure, senators soon announced an agreement...
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House Clears Bill to Avert Shutdown

House Clears Bill to Avert Shutdown

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Stopgap legislation to avoid a partial government shutdown was approved by the House on Thursday, putting the issue up to the Senate. The measure that would provide funding for agencies through mid-February, safely after the holiday break, passed 221-212, CBS reports. The only Republican to support the bill was Rep...
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Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding government shutdown

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Lawmakers bemoaned the short-term fix and blamed the opposing party for the lack of progress on this year's spending bills
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