WASHINGTON — The $1.2 trillion continuing resolution the House approved Wednesday to keep federal agencies and programs funded through the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30 would increase funding for financial regulators and extend transportation and aviation funding as well as nuclear loan guarantees.

But the CR also would freeze discretionary spending at fiscal 2010 levels, eliminate earmarks, and cut high-speed rail funding to $1 billion from the $2.5 billion that was provided in last year’s fast-rail appropriations. President Obama had requested the rail funding reduction in his budget.

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