House and Senate agree to a two-part continuing resolution until March

House and Senate leadership have agreed to another short-term continuing resolution to keep the government funded until the beginning of March as they work to pass appropriations bills.

The short-term continuing resolution will keep in place Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R-LA) two-part approach, in which four appropriations bills would be funded until March 1, and the remaining eight will be funded until March 8, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

During that time frame, Congress would work to write and pass appropriations bills at the top-line agreement between the two chambers of $1.66 billion.

This is sure to anger many conservatives in the House who believe Johnson is once again kicking the can down the road, especially after he committed to not doing another short-term continuing
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