NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Both houses of the US Congress yesterday passed budget resolution bills that set the funding levels for federal spending in the next fiscal year.

The $3.5 trillion budget for 2010 sets the spending parameters for the coming year, but does not detail direct spending amounts for specific agencies; those levels will be worked out over the coming months.

The House passed the budget resolution on a vote of 233 to 103, without any support from Republican representatives and 17 Democrats voting against it.

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