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US finds funds to finance government until end of September

US finds funds to finance government until end of September Photo: The US found money to fund the government until the end of September (GettyImages)

The Senate approved a bill allowing funds to be allocated for the operation of certain agencies, informs The Hill.

The Senate voted to approve a package of six bills totaling $460 billion on Friday evening, endorsing funding for various departments throughout the year, including Veterans Affairs, agriculture, Homeland Security, transportation, housing and urban development, Justice, trade, and energy, among others.

Seventy-five members of the upper chamber supported the package, while 22 voted against it. Now the bill awaits the signature of US President Joe Biden.

This package is just the first of two spending bill packages that Congress is working on this month.

Legislators plan to pass the second package of six bills for year-long funding on March 22, covering remaining areas such as the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, and social services.

According to lawmakers, reaching bipartisan agreement on these areas may be even more challenging.

Earlier, we reported that Congress approved the US budget for the remainder of the fiscal year.

We also mentioned that the US Senate supported a temporary budget to avoid a shutdown.