House Passes Critical Funding Resolution to Avert Government Shutdown

In a recent move by the U.S. House, a key resolution, H.R.6363, was passed to secure government funding until early next year. This bill, which is now up for the Senate’s review, allocates funds to key sectors, ensuring operations in vital areas like Agriculture, Energy, Military Construction, and Housing until January 19, 2024. Additionally, it extends funding for several other critical departments through February 2, 2024. Notably, this resolution reflects a bipartisan compromise, merging Republican demands for a laddered approach and Democratic requests for a clean bill without policy changes. This critical step averts a potential government shutdown on November 18 and grants Congress 21 more legislative days to work on a comprehensive long-term spending plan.

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