House Passes Stopgap Bill To Fund Government For 6 Months

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 8:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday, keeping the government running for six more months while sidestepping a partisan divide that has blocked various appropriations bills from moving ahead in Congress.

The House passed the six-month continuing resolution by a vote of 329 to 91, with more Republicans than Democrats opposing the measure. The bill follows the outlines of a bipartisan agreement between the House, Senate and White House at the end of July. It will fund the government through March by appropriating ...
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