House Moves Closer To Passing Broad $1.15T Funding Bill

Law360, Washington (December 17, 2015, 5:09 PM ET) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday debated a massive $1.15 trillion omnibus spending bill for fiscal 2016 that includes a host of tax, trade, health care, labor, energy, cybersecurity, environmental and immigration policy measures, setting up an expected final vote for Friday.

The sweeping omnibus bill, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, would provide a total of $1.149 trillion in discretionary funding in fiscal 2016, rolling in all 12 annual appropriations bills typically passed separately by Congress, as well as a host of policy “riders.”…

Source: Law360