Congressional Leaders Expected to Avoid Shutdown Deal

WASHINGTON—Congressional negotiators are expected to secure a deal Monday on a package of three spending bills for the upcoming fiscal year, setting in motion GOP leaders’ plans to avoid a partial government shutdown at month’s end. The efforts to keep the government funded come amid uncertainty over whether President Trump is willing to defer a…

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New Jersey Governor, Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal, Avoid Shutdown

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and state lawmakers reached a budget deal hours before their midnight deadline, averting a government shutdown with an agreement that will raise taxes on the state’s multimillionaires and businesses. Saturday’s deal marks the end of a standoff between Mr. Murphy, a Democrat who took office in January, and lawmakers from…

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