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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

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

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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