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- SENATE TO VOTE ON TWO-YEAR SPENDING DEAL, TO FACE OPPOSITION IN THE HOUSE - February 8, 2018
- Senate Leaders Announce Two-Year Budget Deal to Boost Spending by $300 BillionBy Eric Katz, Government ExecutiveCongressional leadership on Wednesday reached a bipartisan spending agreement that would set top-line funding levels for all federal agencies for the next two years, increasing spending at defense and non-defense agencies by a total of $300 billion.The deal would stave off a shutdown by punting the deadline for six more weeks, allowing appropriators to write an omnibus bill that sets line-by-line funding levels across government. It would mark the third such two-year agreement to allow agencies to exceed the spending caps established by the 2011 Budget Control Act. The measure would also suspend the debt ceiling until March 2019.To read more, please click here.