Members of Wisconsin’s congressional delegation were mixed on whether or not to avoid a government shutdown. A stopgap measure to prevent that shutdown passed both the House and Senate last week and was signed by President Biden.
In the House, a matching bipartisan stopgap bill passed 335 in favor and 91 against. All of Wisconsin’s Representatives voted for the bill with the exception of Republicans Tom Tiffany and Scott Fitzgerald.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is now facing a challenge from members of the Republican far-right wing in the House over the passage of the measure.