Category Archives: budget

Appropriators to deny DoD budget flexibility in border wall spat

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WASHINGTON ― Fired-up House appropriators are expected to vote Tuesday to reject the Pentagon’s requests for added budget flexibility over the President Donald Trump’s diversion of military funds to build his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. In a sign of fraying relations between the Department of Defense and Capitol Hill, the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee ― […]

VA budget passes House panel

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Veterans Affairs programs would see a hefty funding boost in fiscal 2021 under plans advanced by House appropriators on Monday, continuing the trend in recent years of increased money for the department despite modest growth or cuts for other federal agencies. The plan, which echoes requested funding increases from the White House earlier this year, […]

VA budget passes House panel

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Veterans Affairs programs would see a hefty funding boost in fiscal 2021 under plans advanced by House appropriators on Monday, continuing the trend in recent years of increased money for the department despite modest growth or cuts for other federal agencies. The plan, which echoes requested funding increases from the White House earlier this year, […]