Senate approves $145B spending bill to fund energy, veterans

By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans’ programs for the next budget year. The 86-5 vote in favor of the bill sends it back to the House, which approved a similar bill this month. Lawmakers hope to send … Continue reading Senate approves $145B spending bill to fund energy, veterans