WASHINGTON, DC - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement announcing that House and Senate leaders had reached an agreement to consider a six-month continuing resolution (CR) in September consistent with the spending cap level in the Budget Control Act:

“Leader Reid and I have reached an agreement by which the House and Senate will approve a six-month continuing resolution in September to keep the government operating into next year.  During the August district work period, committee members and their staff will write legislation that can be passed by the House and Senate in September and sent to President Obama to be signed into law.”

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