The House voted on Tuesday to pass a stopgap spending bill to fund the government through March 11, extending the current Feb. 18 deadline.
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Lawmakers are facing a deadline of Feb. 18 when the current spending authorization expires, yet major obstacles remain to reaching consensus on topline spending levels.
Lawmakers have until Friday to pass a stopgap spending measure to avert a government shutdown, debate is ongoing but House leaders aim to vote on the bill today.
Lawmakers are expected to approve a one-week extension to approving a government-wide spending bill, bumping the deadline to Dec. 18.
Congress returned to D.C. this week as lawmakers race to a spending bill, the NDAA and another COVID-19 relief bill.
The Senate voted 82-6 Tuesday evening to advance a stopgap spending bill to avert a government shutdown by midnight tonight.
Late Tuesday evening, the House approved--with bipartisan support--a Continuing Resolution spending bill to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.
With just 11 legislative days this month when the House and Senate are both scheduled to be in session, Congress faces an uphill battle to pass FY 2019 spending legislation.
The House is set to vote soon on a 10-week CR to keep the government running beyond Sept. 30, and includes language on ISIL. The Senate is expected to pass the measure quickly after the House.
Congress has less than ten legislative days before current government funds run out on Sept. 30, making one of their top priorities in coming days the passage of a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded.