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July 31, 2012

Federal update: Continuing Resolution deal announced

University of Washington

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner reached a deal to fund the federal government from October to March. This agreement will prevent the threat of a shutdown when the federal fiscal year ends on September 30th. Both chambers will likely vote on the resolution in early September when they return from the August recess. Read more from Congressional Quarterly.