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Congress strikes deal to avoid government shutdown 1 day before deadline — but roadblocks remain

Posted on AllSides December 2nd, 2021
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Leah Millis | Reuters

The House reached a deal Thursday on a short-term government funding bill that would prevent a shutdown before a Friday deadline.

The measure would fund the government at current levels through Feb. 18, House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., said in a statement. The House plans to pass the legislation Thursday afternoon.

Both chambers of Congress need to approve a spending bill by Friday to prevent a lapse in funding. An extended shutdown can lead to furloughs of federal workers and the suspension of certain government services. The Biden...

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