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Highlights of the $330 billion-plus bill to avoid shutdown


February 14, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just about President Donald Trump's border wall.

The border security issues that sparked a 35-day government shutdown are but one element of a massive $330 billion-plus spending measure that wraps seven bills into one, funding nine Cabinet agencies, including the departments of Justice, State, Agriculture, and Commerce. It also contains a variety of other provisions, touching on Medicaid, pesticides and even the permitted length of sugar beet trucks in rural Oregon.

While full details haven't been released, highlights are expected to include:



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