House Approves FY 2018 Approps Package

The House today approved on a 211-198 vote a fiscal 2018 funding package (HR 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act) that covers all federal discretionary funding for the 12 months beginning Oct. 1, including the budgets of agencies with major roles overseeing the telecom and tech industries and programs that directly or indirectly benefit them, such as the FCC, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Rural Utilities Service, and the Department of Homeland Security, which administers public safety and first responder grants.

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