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READ: Funding bill that would avert a partial government shutdown

Posted February 14, 2019 12:36 a.m. EST

— Congressional negotiators late Wednesday night introduced the legislation that would fund the Department of Homeland Security and avert a partial government shutdown at the end of the week.

The Senate and House plan to vote on, and pass, the measure on Thursday, aides say.

The 1,159-page spending package includes $1.375 billion for border barrier funding. Here's what else it says: