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WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2021 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 30 to 20. The legislation supports our military personnel, bolsters resources for military families, and provides robust funding for veterans’ benefits, healthcare, and other programs.
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill. In total, the bill provides $250.9 billion in both discretionary and mandatory funding, an increase of $15.2 billion above the fiscal year 2020 enacted level and $2.3 billion above the President’s budget request. The legislation includes $12.5 billion in emergency spending for VA to address the rising cost of Veterans’ health care.
The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.