Congress allows DOD to shift $3B in spending 

By Tony Bertuca / October 14, 2021 at 2:47 PM
Congress has granted the Defense Department permission to reprogram $3 billion in spending across a variety of accounts, though DOD had wanted to reprogram $4.4 billion, according to a new document from the Pentagon comptroller’s office. The 97-page omnibus reprogramming was submitted to Congress on June 16, requesting permission to shift funds appropriated for fiscal year 2021, 2020 and 2019. "This reprogramming action provides funding in support of higher-priority items, based on unforeseen military requirements, than those for which originally...

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