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Congress to Vote on Temporary Funding Bill as Partial Government Shutdown Looms

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Congress to Vote on , Temporary Funding Bill , as Partial Government Shutdown Looms.
On September 27, the United States Senate will
make a procedural vote on a government funding bill
that includes over $12 billion to help arm Ukraine.
On September 27, the United States Senate will
make a procedural vote on a government funding bill
that includes over $12 billion to help arm Ukraine.
Fox reports that Senate approval would
bring the total funding for Ukraine approved
by Congress to approximately $65 billion.
Fox reports that Senate approval would
bring the total funding for Ukraine approved
by Congress to approximately $65 billion.
According to sources familiar with the bill, it also
includes funding for Afghan ally resettlement,
winter heating assistance and more.
According to sources familiar with the bill, it also
includes funding for Afghan ally resettlement,
winter heating assistance and more.
On September 30, Congress faces
a midnight deadline to pass a temporary
funding bill or another government shutdown.
On September 30, Congress faces
a midnight deadline to pass a temporary
funding bill or another government shutdown.
The temporary bill would fund
the government through
the upcoming midterm elections.
Fox reports that last-minute bills
commonly see lawmakers try to add other
priorities that are likely to face oppostion.
Fox reports that last-minute bills
commonly see lawmakers try to add other
priorities that are likely to face oppostion.
Continued funding of Ukraine has split Republican
Senators, with some in support and others
opposed to increased U.S. involvement in the war.
Continued funding of Ukraine has split Republican
Senators, with some in support and others
opposed to increased U.S. involvement in the war.
According to Fox, an energy permitting proposal introduced
by Senator Joe Manchin is one potential roadblock
to the temporary funding bill being passed.
The proposal reportedly faces opposition
from many Republicans and a number
of environmentalist Democrats.
Fox reports that Congress faces a potential
mad dash to avoid a partial government
shutdown if the bill fails to pass the vote

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