Our colleagues at National Journal Daily, report Republicans in Congress agreed to the $1.047 trillion stop-gap budget measure--which you might know as the continuing resolution--to avoid a spending battle during the lame-duck session. Here's a look at some keys aspects of the CR. Subscribers can read more here.
-The annual rate of the CR is $26.6 billion below last year's level.
-Funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund stays flat at $6.4 billion.
-$88.5 billion goes toward war-related funding, the amount requested by the White House.
-New projects and programs will go unfunded.
-There will be no new policy riders.