Congressional Appropriators Slate $554 Billion For DOD In FY-15

By Tony Bertuca / December 10, 2014 at 3:21 PM
Congressional appropriators have proposed an omnibus spending package that would fund the Defense Department in fiscal year 2015 to the tune of $554 billion and have until Thursday night to pass the measure. The total amount -- $490 billion in base funds and $64 billion for overseas contingency operations -- is slightly below the $554.3 billion President Obama requested and below the $572 billion enacted in FY-14, according to a summary from the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bill also contains...

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