Biden signs stopgap spending bill, avoiding government shutdown 

New spending law will give the Biden administration and Congress until Jan. 19 and Feb. 2 to reach bipartisan agreement on aspects of the federal budget

By: - November 17, 2023 11:25 am
U.S. President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden in the White House Rose Garden on Oct. 11, 2023. (Oliver Contreras/Official White House photo)

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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.