Finishing up a $1.1 trillion government spending bill

The budget deal, which easily passed the House and Senate last month, traded longer-term spending cuts and some fee increases for short-term relief.

Finishing up a $1.1 trillion government spending bill

After weeks of secretive work, senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill are trying to put the finishing touches on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would lay to rest last year’s budget battles. The goal is to finish writing the mammoth measure this week in anticipation of House and Senate votes before a Jan. 15 deadline […]