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- Congress averts shutdown with a 45-day stopgap funding bill - September 30, 2023
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
Congress on Saturday passed a stopgap funding bill that will keep agencies open for 45 days, averting at the 11th hour a shutdown that a day earlier seemed inevitable.
The breakthrough came Saturday morning after House Republican leadership agreed to put a continuing resolution on the floor for a vote despite opposition within its own party. The bill, which will keep agencies funded at their current levels through Nov. 17, passed with broad bipartisan support after Democrats threw their support behind the measure.
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