House Approves Omnibus Spending Bill, Funding Agencies Through September
The House passed by 225-201 the fiscal 2023 omnibus spending package, averting a shutdown through September and setting line-by-line spending levels at every agency in government. The bill now heads to President Biden’s desk, with the Senate already having passed it. The underlying spending package provides an overall increase to non-defense discretionary spending of about 6% for a total of $773 billion, while Defense spending is set to increase by 10% to $858 billion. It will also provide supplemental funding of about $45 billion for Ukraine aid and $41 billion for disaster relief. Click here to read more.