U.S. Senate sends Biden debt limit legislation ahead of Monday default deadline

By: - June 2, 2023 7:23 am

The bipartisan agreement, brokered during weeks of closed-door meetings between Hill negotiators and the White House, would limit the federal government to spending $886 billion for defense and $704 billion for nondefense during the fiscal year that’s set to begin Oct. 1. (Susan J. Demas)

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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.