The proposed veterans bill is considered the most comprehensive in recent years.
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, voted for the Senate budget deal while Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, voted against it.
While Sen. Joe Donnelly praised the bipartisan effort, Sen. Dan Coats says he worries an opportunity may have been wasted.
Congressman Joe Donnelly says he won't receive payment for the weeks the government was shutdown.
Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, was one of a bipartisan group of senators who helped jump-start talks to reopen the federal government.
Both of Indiana's senators voted to approve the bill, but many of the state's representatives voted against it.
The deal would fund the government until January 15 and raise the debt ceiling through February 7.
Sen. Dan Coats says he opposes a military strike, while Sen. Joe Donnelly has remained silent on whether he would do the same.
The training helps prepare U.S. military, homeland security personnel and first responders to attend in the event of a large-scale emergency.
Sens. Coats and Donnelly introduced the Respect for National Cemeteries Act Friday