House Passes FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

The House of Representatives today voted 256-167 to approve an omnibus spending bill to fund federal discretionary programs through September. The $1.3 trillion bill, released last night after an agreement by congressional leaders and the White House, includes $88.1 billion for Department of Health and Human Services programs, a $10.1 billion increase from fiscal year 2017. The current continuing resolution (CR) funding the government expires tomorrow at midnight.

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