Live: House Rules Committee member Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, examines a printout of the $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government for the 2016 budget year and extend $680 billion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the legislation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Live: House Rules Committee member Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, examines a printout of the $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government for the 2016 budget year and extend $680 billion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the legislation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite AP
Live: House Rules Committee member Rep. Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, examines a printout of the $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government for the 2016 budget year and extend $680 billion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the legislation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) J. Scott Applewhite AP

Texas gets boost from budget on taxes, oil and defense

December 16, 2015 06:00 PM