WASHINGTON — As lawmakers seemed poised to approve a deal Monday to break their impasse that precipitated a federal government shutdown, servicemembers will likely see little impact to their paychecks and other concerns.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill appeared ready to resume talks to address long-running obstacles, from immigration plans to military funding instability.
“The work must go on,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Monday on the Senate floor in announcing the framework of a new temporary funding deal.
The military, along with the rest of the government, has operated off several short-term funding bills since the 2018 fiscal year started Oct. 1. It’s become a common practice for Congress to rely on the continuing resolutions until a full budget is approved.
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