Congress reaches deal on massive spending package with billions for Ukraine

Announcement means Congress should be able to avert federal government shutdown when spending patch expires at midnight on Friday

By: - March 9, 2022 10:49 am
US Capitol at Night

The Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. lit up at night. (Hal Bergman/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.