Durbin Statement On Senate Passage Of Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on Senate passage of the Continuing Resolution (CR), which will fund the federal government through November 21, 2019:

“The CR that the Senate passed today is essential to avoiding another devastating government shutdown.  Now it is time for Senators on both sides of the aisle to put the appropriations process back on track.  We owe it to the American taxpayers to complete the government funding process before November 21 and avoid a senseless government shutdown.”