WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the bill provides $56.4 billion in base discretionary funding—$2.2 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $13.7 billion above the President’s budget request. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 31 to 21. The legislation funds the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and other related agencies, including the American Battle Monuments Commission and Armed Forces Retirement Home.