legislative branch

LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Trump signs spending bill for agencies, Congress

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:55 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed legislation to fund the Energy Department, veterans’ programs and the legislative branch, including Congress and the Capitol police. Trump signed the measures Friday during an event at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, where he stressed … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Trump signs spending bill for agencies, Congress

WASHINGTON | Congress passes spending deal, bids to avert gov’t shutdown

WASHINGTON — Moving to head off a government shutdown that neither party wants, Congress has overwhelmingly approved a compromise spending bill and pledged agreement on a short-term bill to fund the government through early December. The House on Thursday approved a $147 billion package to fund the Energy Department, veterans’ programs and the legislative branch. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Congress passes spending deal, bids to avert gov’t shutdown

WASHINGTON | Senate approves 1st spending bill to avert partial shutdown

WASHINGTON  — As a major hurricane menaces the East Coast, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before the November midterm elections. Senators approved a $147 billion package Wednesday night to fund the Energy Department, veterans’ programs and the legislative branch. The bill is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate approves 1st spending bill to avert partial shutdown