Published on: Tuesday, November 14, 2023

The House voted overwhelmingly, 336 to 95, to approve an unusual two-tier spending bill to keep some government offices open through January 19, 2024, while others would operate through February 2, 2024 (article available here).

The Senate is expected to vote on the measure later this week.

Without new spending laws, the government will shut down at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, forcing federal workers to miss paychecks on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday.