The House released a short-term government funding bill and plans to vote on it Feb. 8 to stave off a federal shutdown after Feb. 18.
Senate Republicans released 12 bills to fund the government through next September, the first move toward negotiations with House Democrats that will be vital to avoid a federal shutdown in December.
The federal government has partially shut down after lawmakers failed to pass a spending bill because of an impasse with President Donald Trump over his demands to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.December 22, 2018
With just days to go before Christmas, funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation and other agencies remained uncertain as President Donald Trump continued to push for robust funding for a wall along the border he said Mexico would pay for.December 20, 2018
A funding extension to keep several federal agencies operating through Dec. 21 was signed into law by President Donald Trump, the White House announced Dec. 7.December 7, 2018
President Donald Trump signed a government spending bill Jan. 22 that ends a three-day partial government shutdown, a White House official said. But that leaves the fight over a politically charged immigration proposal unresolved for at least another three weeks.January 22, 2018
WASHINGTON — The government shutdown will extend into the workweek as the Senate appeared to inch closer to ending a partisan stalemate late Jan. 21 but fell short of agreement.January 21, 2018
The U.S. government officially entered a partial shutdown early Jan. 20 as Senate leaders struggled to reach a deal to at least temporarily resume funding for federal operations before Americans awoke to a political breakdown.January 20, 2018
Amid recent failed attempts by party leaders to negotiate funding parameters for fiscal 2018, Congress will opt for a short-term measure designed to avoid a government shutdown, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Nov. 30.November 30, 2017