Political and Legislative

Congressional Leaders Strike Deal on DHS Funding Ahead of Shutdown Deadline

Congressional leaders have struck a deal to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the remainder of fiscal year 2024, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to The Hill Monday night, closing out the six bills due by Friday’s shutdown deadline.

Negotiators are still working out the details and legislative text of the DHS agreement, the source said, but the DHS legislation will be a full-year bill and not a stopgap, which lawmakers were eyeing over the weekend.

Punchbowl News was the first to report the development.

Read the source article at The Hill

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