Congress wants commission to review, reform Kennedy-era PPBE system

By Jason Sherman / October 1, 2021 at 1:15 PM
Lawmakers want an independent critique of the Defense Department’s system for creating annual budgets and future years spending plans, seeking an assessment of the efficacy and efficiency of processes introduced during the Kennedy administration to meet the needs of today's rapid technology acquisition in formulating and executing U.S. military expenditures. The Senate Armed Services Committee, in its mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill, directs the creation of a 10-member commission on planning, programming, budgeting and execution reform...

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