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Federal Government Almost Shut Down Over Funding

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Corey Boles
DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
Thursday, Oct 1st, 2009

Facing a midnight deadline, the U.S. Senate Wednesday approved an emergency one-month extension of current funding levels for the federal government.

The extension is necessary because lawmakers have been unable to complete work on the 12-must pass spending bills required to keep the various arms of the federal government running each year.

With the federal government’s fiscal year in its waning hours, all non- essential parts of the government would have been required to shut down at midnight had the extension not been agreed to.

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The Senate voted 62-38 to agree to the extension.

House lawmakers voted strongly in favor of the measure last week.

President Barack Obama must sign it into law by midnight to avert the shutdown.

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This article was posted: Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 3:45 am





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