WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- A bill to extend the federal borrowing limit is headed to President Obama.
The Senate passed the measure Thursday that temporarily suspends the $16.4 trillion limit on borrowing. Records show Wisconsin's senators were split in the vote. Democrat Tammy Baldwin voted for the bill, while Republican Ron Johnson voted against the measure.
Experts say the bill allows the U.S. Treasury to meet its obligations through July.
President Obama has said he will sign the bill.
The Republican-controlled House passed the legislation last week.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.