Shutdown Avoided (!)

In a typical 11.5 hour move, Congress reached an agreement last night to fund the government and pay the military through the end of September.

That funding will be written, passed and signed before mid-next week. Until then everything will be funded by a stop gap measure passed last night.

You can read all the details of the drama on Military.com.

Now, citizens, we can go back to our lives.

About Amy Bushatz

Amy is the editor in chief of Military.com’s spouse and family blog SpouseBuzz.com. A journalist by trade, Amy also covers spouse and family news for Military.com where she is the managing editor of spouse and family content. An Army wife and mother of two, Amy has been featured as a subject matter expert on CNN.com, NPR, Fox News, NBC, CBS, ABC and BBC as well as in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. Follow her on twitter @amybushatz.