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Congress OKs Stop-Gap Funding to Avoid Government Shutdown

The Senate gave final approval Thursday night to a short-term extension of federal funding to keep the government running for three more weeks while shoving a raft of fiscal and policy fights into the new year. The spending measure, which …

Flood Insurance Program Extended Until Dec. 16

Congress has approved yet another resolution to fund parts of the federal government including the nation’s flood insurance program on a short-term basis. This time the funding runs until Dec. 16. The Senate passed the short-term funding bill on Thursday …