Senate Sends $1T Federal Spending Bill To Obama's Desk

Law360, Washington (January 16, 2014, 7:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve the $1.012 trillion federal appropriations bill revealed earlier in the week, sending it to President Barack Obama to be signed into law and continuing the legislation’s fast track after the House passed the bill Wednesday.

The omnibus spending bill, sent to the Senate after the House voted in favor on Wednesday afternoon, passed in a bipartisan 72-26 vote Thursday evening after an earlier cloture vote ended debate on the legislation. All 26 senators to vote against the legislation were...
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