Congress Approves Stopgap Spending Bill to Avert a Government Shutdown

This is an update to our article: Possible Government Shutdown Looming.


With only a few hours before a midnight deadline, Congress approved legislation late yesterday to fund government offices and services through 12/11/15.


Although Congress temporarily forestalled a federal government shutdown, it must agree to a new budget by 12/11/15 to avoid a budgetary government shutdown.