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Congress Passes Last-Minute Funding Bill, Avoids Shutdown

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Congress Passes , Last-Minute Funding Bill, , Avoids Shutdown.
On September 29, the United States Senate approved
a short-term government funding bill less
than two days before a shutdown deadline. .
We’re not going to shut
the government down, Rosa DeLauro, House Appropriations
Chairwoman (D-Conn.), via 'The Hill'.
'The Hill' reports that the bill will
temporarily fund the government at current
spending levels through mid-December.
The bill gives negotiators and leadership
more time to come to a larger agreement
on government funding for 2023. .
The last-minute legislation also
includes over $12 billion in aid for Ukraine
and funding for disaster relief. .
The last-minute legislation also
includes over $12 billion in aid for Ukraine
and funding for disaster relief. .
Following GOP opposition, supplemental funding
for the nation's coronavirus and monkeypox
response was excluded from the legislation.
The short-term funding bill comes as the nation prepares for critical midterm elections which are likely to play a major role in funding talks for 2023. .
The short-term funding bill comes as the nation prepares for critical midterm elections which are likely to play a major role in funding talks for 2023. .
Obviously, the results of the
midterms will have a lot to do
with our ability to get this done, Chris Murphy Senator (D-Conn.) and the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee, via 'The Hill'.
But with both Sen. Shelby and Sen. Leahy
retiring, I think there’ll be a lot of
support within both caucuses to get
a budget done before they retire, Chris Murphy Senator (D-Conn.) and the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee, via 'The Hill'.
But with both Sen. Shelby and Sen. Leahy
retiring, I think there’ll be a lot of
support within both caucuses to get
a budget done before they retire, Chris Murphy Senator (D-Conn.) and the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee, via 'The Hill'.
However, 'The Hill' reports that a growing number of GOP members have pushed to delay setting 2023 funding limits until January, riding on hopes of taking control of Congress.
However, 'The Hill' reports that a growing number of GOP members have pushed to delay setting 2023 funding limits until January, riding on hopes of taking control of Congress

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