Update: Congress passes deal to avert government shutdown

Members of Congress passed a bill to avert another partial government shutdown late Thursday evening, hours before the next deadline on Friday night. The Senate passed the bill earlier in the afternoon by a margin of 83-16. The House passed a finalized version of the bill later in the evening by … [Read More...]

Senate passes deal to avert government shutdown

The Senate passed a bill to avert another partial government shutdown Thursday afternoon, by a margin of 83-16. The House is expected to vote on the bill later Thursday evening, and the legislation will then head to President Donald Trump’s desk. The bill’s passage comes after prolonged debate following … [Read More...]