England: Pentagon Eyes 'Range of Possibilities' for Boosting FY-10 Budget

By Jason Sherman / September 15, 2008 at 5:00 AM
The Bush administration in early November will decide among "a range of possibilities" for how defense spending might be increased, which could leave the new president with a 2010 budget request bolstered by tens of billions of dollars and a six-year plan boosted by approximately $300 billion. Among the options being considered is a fiscal year 2010 budget increase of $57 billion, Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England told InsideDefense.com last week -- a boost that would be part of a...

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