US House Fails to Pass Temporary Funding Bill

Kate Bommarito
Plains Daily
9/21/2011

This afternoon, the US House failed to pass a temporary spending bill that would have authorized the government to continue operating past September 30, when fiscal year 2011 and the current temporary budget end.

The move came as a surprise to GOP House leadership, who claimed just yesterday evening that they had plenty of votes to pass it.

The bill, which authorized spending from October 1 – November 18, lost by a vote of 195-230, with 40 Republican representatives voting against it and only 6 Democrats voting for it…

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