TRNS News Notes By Victoria Jones
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The Continuing Resolution was sponsored by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), who said on the House Floor that that it was “our best, most clear path forward to keep the lights of the federal government on until years end.”
The amendment is part of the Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded. It now goes to the Senate for approval.
Chinese President Xi Jinping continues his tour of India, John Kerry testifies before the House, and the US energy secretary visits his Canadian counterpart.
ENDA would outlaw the practice of discriminating against Americans when applying for jobs based on sexual orientation or personal gender identification.
Scotland braces for Thursday’s critical independence referendum. Comedian Eddie Izzard and rockers Franz Ferdinand weigh in.
The following is from the office of Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer.