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U.S. lawmakers plan March 8 vote on U.S. gov’t funding -report -Breaking


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO. U.S. Representative StenyHoyer (D.MD) talks after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed a continuing resolution in order to prevent a U.S. Government shutdown at a bill enrollment ceremony held at Washington’s U.S. Capitol. Washington, U.S.A, December 3, 2002

WASHINGTON (Reuters] – Congress will vote March 8 to approve a spending bill known as the “omnibus” to pay for funding U.S. governments, Politico reported Tuesday, citing House Majority leader Steny Hoyer.

The plan was announced by Hoyer during a conference call with House Democrats. Sarah Ferris, Politico reporter, said this in a tweet on Twitter (NYSE :).

Reps from Hoyer’s Office could not be reached immediately for comment.

The move comes after U.S. lawmakers last month approved a stopgap funding bill to fund federal agencies through March 11, avoiding a government shutdown.

Hoyer will speak at 11 AM (1600 GMT), news briefing.

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