House approves $1.1 trillion measure to fund government through September 30

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January 15, 2014

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill that eliminates the threat of a government shutdown through September 30 and offers lawmakers a chance to end four years of chaotic, crisis-driven budgeting.

January 15, 2014

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill that eliminates the threat of a government shutdown through September 30 and offers lawmakers a chance to end four years of chaotic, crisis-driven budgeting.

A member of the U.S. House of Representatives walks down the steps from the House Chamber as he exits the U.S. Capitol

The vote, which reflected strong bipartisan support in the Republican-controlled chamber, sends the measure to the U.S. Senate for consideration and passage by a midnight Saturday deadline.


Courtesy: Reuters