Senate Passes Stopgap 5-Day Spending Bill

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Law360, New York (December 10, 2015, 8:01 PM ET) — The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a stopgap continuing resolution to fund the federal government for five days, buying time to negotiate a longer spending bill that could include policy provisions such as tax “extenders,” a bond law overhaul and an extension to an investor visa program.

Lawmakers passed the bill, H.R. 2250 as amended with H.J. Res. 75, in a voice vote, sending the bill to the House of Representatives, where it is likely to receive a vote Friday. The bill extends federal spending authority…

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