House Passes Continuing Resolution to Run Government beyond Oct. 1 Fiscal Year Start

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.J. Res 52, legislation that would keep the federal government funded between Oct. 1 and Nov. 16, by a vote of 404 to 16. The legislation is needed because the federal fiscal year (FY) starts Oct. 1 and none of the 12 annual appropriations spending bills for FY…