Late last night through early this morning, the text of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, an omnibus appropriations bill for 2016, and the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, a tax-extenders bill, was released.  Over the 10-year budget window, the entire bill is projected to cost over $1.6 trillion.  The omnibus provisions are projected to cost over $1 trillion dollars, including approximately $58 billion attributable to its tax-related provisions, and the tax-extenders bill is projected to cost approximately $622 billion.