U.S. Senate approves stopgap spending bill with disaster relief, heating aid

By: - September 29, 2022 2:30 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. Rick Scott of Florida was one of 25 senators Thursday to vote against a short-term funding bill that will keep the government operating for a couple of months while lawmakers negotiate a permanent appropriations bill for fiscal 2023. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt, States Newsroom
Jennifer Shutt, States Newsroom

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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