Schumer, Johnson Trade Barbs On Approps; Shutdown Prospects Increase

By Jessica Karins / February 26, 2024 at 10:56 AM
It’s yet another government shutdown watch week: The House and Senate are returning to work this week without an appropriations agreement, increasing the prospects of a partial government shutdown on Friday (March 1), and leaving funding for FDA and HHS, as well as the futures of many health programs, hanging in the balance. After rumors that an agreement on at least some spending bills would be announced this weekend, a deal failed to materialize, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer...

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