Congress Passes 4th CR to End Shutdown

Yesterday afternoon, after nearly three days of negotiations to end the government shutdown that began Friday at midnight, the Senate voted 81-18 in favor of a three-week continuing resolution (CR). The House swiftly followed the Senate, passing the short-term funding measure by a vote of 266-150. Democratic and Republican Senators who objected to the previous CR were swayed by a shorter CR period and promises to bring immigration reform to the Senate floor in the next three weeks.

Read our full January 22 Legislative Update for more information.