7:25 PM PT – Sat. January 5, 2019
The newly democrat-controlled House of Representatives is taking up a series of bills in a bad to end the partial government shutdown.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent out a tweet on Saturday, outlining the party’s agenda for ending the shutdown.
She says the House will be introducing individual appropriations bills in order to get government agencies up and running.
At the top of the list is the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service.
Pelosi says the move would take necessary action to make sure working families receive their tax refunds on schedule.