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December 10, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Lawmakers parse $1.1 trillion spending bill for local impact

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. WASHINGTON —┬áThe $1.1 trillion spending bill filed by House appropriators late Tuesday likely will avert a federal government shutdown after Thursday. But lawmakers (or, more accurately, their staff) were combing through the omnibus legislation Wednesday morning to tally how much money will flow to their states. Sean Coit, spokesman for Sen….


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