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House Leaders Unveil Budget Bill, Race to Avert Partial Shutdown

Posted December 10, 2014

Under Economic Issues

(Fox News)

House leaders unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill Tuesday night that would avert a partial government shutdown while delaying a fight over President Obama’s immigration actions until early 2015.

The GOP-led House Appropriations Committee released the plan, which would keep most of the government funded through September 2015, following days of backroom negotiations.

The government technically runs out of money at midnight Thursday. The narrow window raises the likelihood that lawmakers will have to pass a stopgap spending bill to buy time. Read more here.