Budget & Appropriations: Deadline for Spending Agreement Approaching; Another Partial Government Shutdown Is Possible

Congress has until midnight on Friday, February 15 to reach agreement on a spending bill for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Homeland Security, Interior, Justice, State, and Transportation. Negotiations appear to have stalled over the weekend due to disagreements about funding for Homeland Security. If no agreement is reached, another partial government shutdown will begin.

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