WASHINGTON (NBC News) The House and Senate passed a bipartisan plan last night and the President signed it into law.
Here are the details of the plan:
-To fund the government until January 15th.
-Raise the debt limit until February 7th.
-Set up budget negotiations between the House and Senate in the hope of reaching a long-term deal.
-And provide back pay for furloughed federal workers.
Now, the focus shifts to a larger budget deal.
The U.S Capitol is expected to re-open for tours this morning and federal workers should be returning to work. All federal offices and national parks will begin to
re-open as well.