Arizona Representatives React To Funding Bill Passage

(Photo courtesy Architect of the Capitol)

On Thursday night, the House of Representatives approved the compromise funding package to avert another government shutdown. The package was passed overwhelmingly by the Senate earlier in the day.

President Trump is expected to sign the bill Friday morning, and declare an emergency in order to reallocate approximately $8 billion additional dollars in order to fully fund construction of the southern border wall.

According to Rep. Andy Biggs, “This bill includes a whole host of items that are outside the bounds of constitutional spending, which severely add to our deficit and enhance bloated government programs with little accountability.”

Some of Arizona’s politicians took the time to explain their votes:

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