Congress’s Omnibus Spending Bill Could Potentially Mean Good News for Downtown Durham
Jeffrey C. Billman
March 22, 2018 at 3:01PM
The $1.3 trillion spending bill being rushed through Congress ahead of tomorrow’s deadline is a complex, multifaceted thing, some twenty-two hundred pages long, with countless goodies tucked into its nooks and crannies. As we reported this morning, it lifts a prohibition—or, depending on whom you ask, a quasi-prohibition—on federal funding for gun-violence research, something local congressman David Price has been seeking for years.