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- Leaders in both parties agree to pursue a stopgap to avoid shutdown - August 16, 2023
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
The House and Senate appeared headed for a short-term spending deal when lawmakers return to Washington following the August recess, with leaders from both chambers suggesting they are pursuing that path to avoid a shutdown in October.
The continuing resolution would keep agencies funded at their current levels through early December, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told his caucus this week. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said on Wednesday he met with McCarthy a few weeks ago and the two leaders agreed to pass a stopgap that would last “a few months.”
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