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December 21, 2018

Funding

Senate Clears Back Pay Bill

The Senate has approved a bill that provides back pay for any furloughed federal employees should there be a government shutdown. NTEU strongly supported this bill and thanks Sens. Cardin and Van Hollen for their work on this. Similar legislation is pending in the House.

December 20, 2018

Funding

President Won’t Sign Continuing Resolution

The president told House Republican leaders today that he would not sign the seven-week continuing resolution passed by the Senate because it does not include additional funding for his border priorities. This raises the possibility of a partial government shutdown with one day left before the current CR expires and no clear path forward.