Senate Passes Federal Spending Bill

The Senate passes a $1.1 trillion spending bill today to fund the government through September.
The Senate passes a $1.1 trillion spending bill today to fund the government through September.

The House approve the budget measure on Wednesday, and it now goes to President Obama, who is expected to sign it.

The bill includes a one percent pay increase for troops, and a one percent cost-of-living boost for federal workers.

It also rolls back planned spending cuts at a number of agencies and programs.
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