Opinion: Omnibus? Try ominous

Sal Luciano
Sal Luciano

Sal Luciano is Executive Director of Council 4, a union representing 35,000 workers

In case you missed it, there’s a monster lurking in our nation’s capital. It’s assumed the form of a 1,603-page, $1.1 trillion spending package written (allegedly) to avert another government shutdown.

It’s known as the omnibus government funding bill, but I prefer to call it ominous, because the more we find out about it, the worse it looks.

The $1.1 trillion spending bill was approved this week by the House and sent on to the Senate, where a temporary measure to fund the government through Wednesday was approved Saturday to give members more time to look it over.

See the complete story at CT News Junkie.



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