Hours ahead of shutdown deadline, U.S. House sends Biden stopgap spending bill

Package includes disaster aid and billions for NM after massive wildfire. More funding for Hurricane Ian response will likely need to be approved.

By: - September 30, 2022 1:08 pm

A firefighter working overnight battling the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire. The blaze was ignited by the U.S. Forest Service. (Public domain photo via the National Wildfire Coordinating Group)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.