Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Wednesday night that the agreement to secure government funding andit has arrived.
“We have an agreement on the CR – an ongoing decision – to prevent the closure of the government, and we should be voting tomorrow,” he said in a Senate hearing. The president said he hopes to hold the vote at the end of the day – mid-hour before the government finishes, at midnight China.
The short-term state wage bill would allow state agents to work through December 3, but it does not set a timetable for raisingto prevent US default. The bill includes $ 6 billion to deploy Afghan refugees, as well as $ 68 billion in disaster relief following heavy storms and wildfires.
Once a bill is passed in the Senate, the House will take it, so it can be sent to President Biden to sign the government before it expires.