Biden signs stopgap funding through next week as negotiators prep for larger omnibus bill
President Joe Biden this afternoon signed a stopgap funding bill that will keep the federal government open through the end of next week while House and Senate appropriators hash out a year-long solution.
The Senate yesterday evening passed the stopgap bill by a vote of 71-19, following a House vote on Wednesday of 224-201 in favor. The bill includes several punted reauthorizations for another week. The provisions include $6.9 million in orphan drug grants for next year and another $5.7 million for the reauthorization of the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children program.
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