Legislation provides $690.2 billion in discretionary spending to defend nation against evolving threats, prepare for future challenges, and meet the needs of service members and military families; Bill also protects against misappropriation of Defense funds for border wall
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Defense funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Wednesday, May 15.
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.
Legislation rejects the President’s proposed 21 percent cut to the State Department, USAID, and related programs and increases funding by $2.2 billion above FY19 enacted levels; Bill restores funding for critical diplomatic, development, and humanitarian programs, ensuring robust U.S. engagement with key international partners and programs
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today approved allocations, known as 302(b)s, for its 12 subcommittees for fiscal year 2020 on a vote of 30 to 22.
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2020 Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills.
The Legislative Branch bill appropriates a total of $3.943 billion in base discretionary funding (excluding Senate items), $135 million more than in FY 2019.
WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its fiscal year 2020 302(b) subcommittee allocations and its report accompanying the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.