House Passes $1T Federal Spending Bill

Law360, Washington (January 15, 2014, 4:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to approve the massive $1.012 trillion federal appropriations bill unveiled earlier in the week, allowing the legislation to come up for a Senate vote before the end of the week when current government spending authority expires.

The omnibus bill, which ties together 12 different appropriations measures to provide federal government funding through the end of fiscal year 2014 in September, passed the House in a 359-67 vote, with bipartisan support. An amendment to the bill provides a one-year delay on...
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