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What California stands to gain from Congress' budget deal

What California stands to gain from Congress' budget deal

The sweeping budget deal — a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill — tackles a number of policy areas, including making some $650 billion in tax breaks permanent, adopting new cybersecurity rules and repealing a decades-old ban on crude oil exports.

These types of year-end bills are loaded with spending in just about every area of government, and are sometimes referred to as “Christmas trees.”

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