Senate passes $1.7 trillion government funding bill that overhauls U.S. election law

The Senate voted on Thursday to pass a $1.7 trillion government
funding bill, sending it to the House to avoid a holiday shutdown,
Trend reports
citing NBC.

The vote was 68-29 on sweeping legislation that will keep the
government funded through next fall and overhaul election laws in
an attempt to prevent another Jan. 6. It came after votes on a
potpourri of amendments, including landmark workplace protections
for pregnant and breastfeeding employees.

The bill also includes nearly $45 billion of additional
military, economic and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine.


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