DOD supports repealing law requiring unfunded priorities lists

By Tony Bertuca / March 28, 2023 at 11:01 AM
(Editor's Note: This story has been updated with additional comments from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and others.) Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin supports an ongoing effort by some lawmakers to repeal a law requiring that military leaders send annual "unfunded priorities lists" to Congress outside the regular budget submission, according to a new letter from Pentagon Comptroller Mike McCord. McCord’s letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) follows the submission of billions of dollars in UPLs to Congress. Warren, who released...

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