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House Appropriations Plan Leaves Too Little Funding to Go Around

June 5, 2013

The House Appropriations Committee-approved plan to divide up 2014 discretionary funding among the 12 appropriations subcommittees would lead to deep cuts in a broad range of non-defense areas and shift tens of billions of dollars from domestic programs to defense and other security programs, our new analysis explains. ...

Ryan Budget Hits Non-Defense Discretionary Funding Far More Than Sequestration Does

March 14, 2013

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s new budget would cut the part of the budget that supports everything from education and law enforcement to biomedical research to nutrition assistance by more than $1 trillion below the funding caps in the 2011 Budget Control Act (BCA) over the next decade.  That’s hundreds of billions of dollars below the funding levels that would result...

Senate Should Give More Departments — Not Just Defense and Veterans Affairs — Updated Funding Levels

March 7, 2013

The House approved a bill yesterday from Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year.  The bill includes full appropriations bills for the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA), reflecting updated priorities for those departments.  But...