House Buys More Time To Digest $1.15T Spending Bill

Law360, Washington (December 16, 2015, 1:19 PM ET) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a short-term spending bill, giving it time to digest a massive $1.15 trillion omnibus spending bill that includes a host of tax, trade, health care, labor, energy, cybersecurity, environmental and immigration policy measures, while funding the federal government for 2016.

House Rules Committee member Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, examines a printout of the $1.1 trillion spending bill. (Credit: AP) Lawmakers agreed by voice vote to the continuing resolution, extending government spending authority from Dec. 16 to Dec….

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