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DeLauro Statement on Continuing Resolution

House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement on the forthcoming Continuing Resolution:

Agreement has been reached on a Continuing Resolution and it will be filed at 8 AM ahead of House consideration later today.

To build pressure for an omnibus, the CR includes virtually no changes to existing funding or policy (anomalies). However, Democrats prevailed in including $7 billion for Afghanistan evacuees. The end date is February 18. While I wish it were earlier, this agreement allows the appropriations process to move forward toward a final funding agreement which addresses the needs of the American people.”

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