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House Approves $1.7 Trillion Funding Package And Sends It To Biden

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Jennifer Shutt, Georgia Recorder The U.S. House voted Friday to approve a sweeping $1.7 trillion government spending package that carries along with it dozens of new initiatives, including an update to how Congress certifies electoral votes for president and new protections for pregnant workers. The 225-201 bipartisan vote, with one member voting present, sends …

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$1.7 Trillion Bipartisan Spending Package Passes In Senate

U.S. Capitol

Jennifer Shutt, Florida Phoenix U.S. Senate passed a massive $1.7 trillion funding package Thursday that carries emergency aid for natural disaster recovery and the Ukrainian war effort, pushing past disputes over immigration policy and barely meeting a Friday deadline when current funding runs out. The bill, supported by both Democrats and Republicans, …

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