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House passes continuing resolution averting government shutdown, FDA furloughs

September 30, 2022


The House passed a short-term continuing resolution bill on Friday, averting a partial government shutdown.

The bill now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.

The Senate passed the CR on Thursday after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) agreed to drop a provision in an earlier version of the CR that would streamline the permitting process for energy projects.

The bill funds the federal government through Dec. 16 and gives Congress more time to work out a comprehensive spending package for the rest of fiscal 2023.

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