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Congress passes $2.1 billion Capitol security bill

NBC News

By Teaganne Finn – July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would secure funding for the U.S. Capitol and the Capitol Police in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot, which was at risk of having to furlough officers without additional money.

The House voted 416 to 11 to approve the $2.1 billion emergency supplemental funding bill.

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