Budget Chief: Expect Army Paycheck 'Issues' If Supplemental Isn't Passed Soon

By Joe Gould / June 11, 2009 at 5:00 AM
If Congress does not pass the fiscal year 2009 supplemental funding request by the end of the month, the Army will have problems paying troops in July, Lt. Gen. Edgar Stanton, the service's military deputy for budget, said this morning. In years past, when lawmakers did not pass supplemental funding requests on time, the Army has been forced to shift cash from readily available accounts to pay personnel until the requests are approved. But Stanton, speaking at an Association of...

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