Knesset set to enact 2022 budget after passing 2021 bill into law

In an all-night session, the Knesset passed the 2021 state budget by a 61-59 vote at 5.30 a,m. on Thursday morning. Voting resumes later on the Economic Arrangements Law and the 2022 budget. The government coalition faced a deadline for passing the 2021 budget by Nov. 14, failing which the Knesset would have dissolved and called an election for another government.

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