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Chamber Of Commerce Supports, Will Key Vote Senate Plan

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Josten said that Congress should address other important issues once the government is open.

"We face a challenging set of issues that will require sustained debate over many months," he said. "We therefore urge the Congress to act promptly to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the government and to raise the debt ceiling, and then to return to work on these other vital issues."