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HomeBreaking News: House to vote on $1.7 trillion spending package on Friday

: House to vote on $1.7 trillion spending package on Friday

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The House of Representatives is expected to vote Friday on a $1.7 trillion spending package, after the Senate passed the measure Thursday. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said the chamber will take votes after 9 a.m. Eastern Friday, after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi earlier said she hoped for a vote tonight. The package includes a 10% boost for defense spending and a 6% increase in domestic spending, as well as measures that would automatically enroll workers into 401(k)s and give billions of dollars in extra aid to Ukraine.

The House of Representatives is expected to vote Friday on a $1.7 trillion spending package, after the Senate passed the measure Thursday. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said the chamber will take votes after 9 a.m. Eastern Friday, after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi earlier said she hoped for a vote tonight. The package includes a 10% boost for defense spending and a 6% increase in domestic spending, as well as measures that would automatically enroll workers into 401(k)s and give billions of dollars in extra aid to Ukraine.

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