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Senate OKs funding bill that may prevent government shutdown

The Los Angeles Times, 27 September 2011
Publié le : 27 septembre 2011
 Lisa Mascaro 
"Reporting from Washington Retreating from partisan stalemate days before a potential government shutdown, the Senate passed a temporary 2012 funding bill that also replenishes federal disaster aid.

"Senators approved the measure Monday night by an overwhelming vote, 79 to 12. The bill still needs approval of the GOP-led House, which is in recess, and Republican leaders hoped it could pass without a prolonged fight.

"Otherwise, government funding and aid for disaster victims runs out at the end of the week, when fiscal 2011 ends. The new fiscal year begins Saturday.

"After the vote, both sides claimed victory."

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ISSN 2107-7029
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