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Congress Finally Passes Debt Ceiling Bill, Narrowly Avoiding Default
June 5, 2023
Last week, the debt ceiling bill was passed by both the House and the Senate and signed by President Biden on Saturday lifting the debt ceiling until January 2025, narrowly missing the deadline for default on the country’s debt. The agreement caps non-defense spending at FY23 levels and allows for only a 1% increase in…
What Will They Come Up With Next?
June 2, 2023
After turning back approximately a dozen amendments during the floor debate last night, the Senate adopted by a 63 to 36 vote the debt limit bill, clearing it for the President's signature later today. The Treasury Department had been warning that the nation would lose its ability to pay all of its bills next Monday. …
June 1, 2023
After much back-and-forth and a final round of negotiations last weekend, the White House and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) came to an agreement on a debt ceiling package earlier this week. Yesterday evening, the House passed the legislation in a bipartisan manner, by a vote of 314 - 117. The Senate must now take…
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