MIL-OSI USA: STATEMENT: Golden on new spending agreement, funding deadline extension

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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02)

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) on Wednesday released the following statement regarding congressional leaders’ agreement to pass six appropriations bills and avert a shutdown by moving funding deadlines further into March:

“It’s promising to finally have a timeline for appropriations votes,” said Golden. “I’m glad that Speaker Johnson is coming around to the inevitable: a bipartisan deal like the one Congress already agreed to.”

Congressional leaders announced a proposal Wednesday evening to extend government funding deadlines to March 8 and March 22, respectively.