Hours after it passed the House with a 231-188 vote, Senators voted 66-32 on a continuing resolution (CR) that will allow the government to function through January 19.
The CR also extends funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) until March 2018, as well as a government surveillance program by three weeks.
After the House vote, the chamber also voted to approve a disaster relief bill worth $81 billion covering Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The bill also covers the California fires, but the Senate is only expected to take it up after New Year.
The CR comes a day before the Friday deadline.
The first year under President Donald Trump is now coming to a close, and Capitol Hill has gone through a tumultuous 2017.
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