A San Antonio congressman said the current spending measure before the U.S. Senate doesn’t do enough in terms of disaster relief, immigration reform or shoring up the federal government’s Children’s Health Insurance Program.
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From Texas Standard . Unless Congress passes a continuing resolution, this week non-essential federal spending will dry up on Friday at midnight, and the U.S. government will shut down. Disagreements over DACA and other immigration priorities continue to divide the Congress, and the potential shutdown is being used as leverage. But how would a government shutdown affect Texas and Texans , and what essential services are exempted?