omnibus spending bill

Rogers, Boehner Big Winners on $1.1T Omnibus

Erik Wasson, The Hill

The 1,582-page bill is still yielding up its hidden details, but clear policy winners have already emerged.

Rand Paul and Mark Levin Are Right: Congress Is Failing You

Congress continues its sketchy jam-it-through strategy of bill passage and then gets indignant when a harmful provision is discovered after the fact. Insiders reveal that lawmakers are voting without even reviewing bills. Is Congress guilty of dereliction of duty?

Spending Bill Bans IRS Targeting, Reverses Vet Pension Cuts

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Negotiators reached a deal on a huge spending bill to fund the gov't for the rest of '14, agreeing to undo 2013’s cut to military retirement benefits and other GOP demands in exchange for higher spending levels. It'll include strict rules to prevent the IRS from targeting groups for exercising First Amendment rights

1,582-Page Omnibus Bill to Be Voted on In Less Than 2 Days

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

The omnibus spending bill that Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) introduced with Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) is more than 1,500 pages long – and Representatives are expected to vote on it less than two days after it was introduced. It's the second part of the bad Paul Ryan budget deal.