Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara MikulskiBarbara MikulskiAfter 30 years celebrating women’s history, have we made enough progress? DC restaurant owners sue Trump hotel over unfair competition: report Meet the Trump pick who could lead Russia probe MORE (D-Md.) praised the bipartisan, bicameral government funding bill.
“This means no government shutdown and no government on autopilot,” Mikulski said on the Senate floor Wednesday. “This is a monumental achievement.”
“We’re showing we can work together, we can govern and we can get the job done,” Mikulski said.
The “cromnibus” funds most of the federal government through September 2015. As a protest of President Obama’s executive order on immigration reform, Republicans would only agree to fund the Department of Homeland Security through February.