• House to Consider Defense, Other Appropriations in Minibus Bill

    House to Consider Defense, Other Appropriations in Minibus Bill0

    The Democrat-led House is scheduled to vote on its first major fiscal 2020 appropriations package Wednesday, according to a House Appropriations Committee press release. Lawmakers will consider a four-bill package that includes $690 billion in new defense discretionary funding for fiscal 2020 that the Appropriations Committee advanced last week, according to the release. House Democratic leaders

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  • House to Advance Multiple Appropriations Bills to Avoid Fall Shutdown

    House to Advance Multiple Appropriations Bills to Avoid Fall Shutdown0

    The House will vote on a nearly $1 trillion spending package next week as the first of several appropriations measures that Democrats want to pass to avert automatic spending cuts and a possible government shutdown this fall when a new fiscal year begins, CQ reported Wednesday. The bill, including a $733 billion defense topline, combines

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  • Coast Guard to Make Budget Gains in House Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

    Coast Guard to Make Budget Gains in House Homeland Security Appropriations Bill0

    The Democrat-led House Homeland Security appropriations subcommittee advanced its fiscal 2020 defense appropriations bill Wednesday that would total $63.8 billion in discretionary DHS spending, CQ reported. “With this bill, House Democrats continue fighting to strengthen our national security while reflecting our American values,” Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) said in a statement. The panel’s

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