WASHINGTON, D.C. --(ENEWSPF)--December 18, 2015. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Consolidated and Further Appropriations Act of 2016 was passed by the Senate. The bill was passed by the House earlier today and will need to be signed by the President to become law.
“Thanks to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, critical investments in the middle-class, our veterans, and the nation’s infrastructure and scientific research programs were part of today’s Omnibus Appropriations bill,” said Durbin. “From important research at our national laboratories . . .