33 C
Agartala
Saturday, April 20, 2024

US Senate passes stopgap funding bill, sending measure to Biden for approval

Date:

 The US Senate passed a continuing resolution to temporarily fund the federal government and avert a shutdown, granting lawmakers more time to pass appropriations bills over the next several weeks.

Senators passed the stopgap funding measure in a vote of 77-13 on Thursday.

Earlier on Thursday, the US House of Representatives also passed the measure, which now awaits final approval from President Joe Biden.

On Wednesday, congressional leaders announced their plan to pass a continuing resolution ahead of a shutdown deadline on Friday. The plan also includes passing multiple sets of appropriations bills in the coming weeks.

In addition, the Senate rejected attempts to add aid for Israel and to add Republican House-passed bill HR2, which is a border security measure that would have reinstated some Trump-era immigration policies. UNI/SPUTNIK AKS

Share post:

Subscribe

Adspot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

INDI alliance loses ground, resorts to false allegations: CM

BY TC News Desk Agartala, 19th April 2024:  Chief Minister...

CPIM, Congress demands for Re-Polling, alleges massive fake vote

Agartala: Alleging massive false voting due to the presence...

Union minister of state Pratima Bhoumik emphasizes nation building as she casts vote at Jatrapur

By TC News Desk Agartala, 19th April 2024:   Union minister...