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Congressional Accord Avoids US Goverment Shutdown

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 10:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Senate has approved a compromise agreement to temporarily fund government operations and avert a shutdown when the current fiscal year ends on Friday. In a bipartisan vote , the Democratic-controlled Senate Monday evening approved a stopgap spending measure, known as a “continuing resolution,” to keep the government operating through November 18th. The approval […]

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Congressional Accord Avoids US Goverment Shutdown

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 8:43 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Senate has approved a compromise agreement to temporarily fund government operations and avert a shutdown when the current fiscal year ends on Friday. In a bipartisan vote , the Democratic-controlled Senate Monday evening approved a stopgap spending measure, known as a “continuing resolution,” to keep the government operating through November 18th. The approval […]

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U.S. Congress In Budget Impasse, As Government Shutdown Looms

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 3:59 pm (UTC-5)
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Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress are stuck once again in a budget impasse that is threatening aid for flood victims and could lead to a partial government shutdown later this week. Senate Democrats are meeting Monday to come up with an alternative to a seven-week spending authorization passed by the Republican-controlled House and […]

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U.S. Congress In Budget Impasse, As Government Shutdown Looms

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 12:19 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Republicans and Democrats are stuck once again in a budget impasse that is threatening aid for U.S. flood victims and could lead to a partial government shutdown later this week. Senate Democrats are meeting Monday to come up with an alternative to a seven-week spending authorization passed by the Republican-controlled House and rejected by […]

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Partisan Battle Moves US Closer to Government Shutdown

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senate Democrats have blocked a bill that would have provided aid for U.S. flood victims and avoided a partial government shutdown, setting up another round of bitter partisan bickering. The Democratic-led Senate voted 59-to-36 Friday to kill an emergency spending bill from the Republican-led House of Representatives. The House passed the measure in the […]

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Partisan Battle Moves US Closer to Government Shutdown

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 1:56 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senate Democrats have blocked a bill that would have provided aid for U.S. flood victims and avoided a partial government shutdown, setting up another round of bitter partisan bickering. The Democratic-led Senate voted 59-to-36 Friday to kill an emergency spending bill from the Republican-led House of Representatives. The House passed the measure in the […]

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New Congressional Clash Threatens Government Shutdown

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 12:24 pm (UTC-5)
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Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives are lashing out at the Democratic-led Senate in the latest round of partisan bickering that could shut down Washington. House Speaker John Boehner told reporters the Republican-led House upheld its responsibility by passing an emergency spending bill early Friday morning, and criticized Senate Democrats for threatening to […]

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US House Approves ‘Stopgap’ Government Spending Measure

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has approved an emergency spending bill the Democratic-led Senate has vowed to defeat, setting up another threat of a government shutdown. The measure approved early Friday morning by a vote of 219 to 203 will fund the government through November 18. The measure includes $3.65 billion that will go […]

US House Approves ‘Stopgap’ Government Spending Measure

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 6:39 am (UTC-5)
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The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives have approved an emergency spending bill the Democratic-led Senate has vowed to defeat, setting up another threat of a government shutdown. The measure approved early Friday morning by a vote of 219 to 203 will fund the government through November 18, until a spending plan for the 2012 budget […]

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Possible US Government Shutdown Looming Again

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says lawmakers are at an impasse over how to keep the federal government funded past September 30, when current funding expires. Reid spoke on Capitol Hill Thursday — a day after the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives defeated a bill that would have funded federal government operations past that […]

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