House appropriators sticking to defense cap

By Tony Bertuca / May 16, 2024 at 1:02 PM
The House Appropriations Committee intends to honor the $895 billion defense spending cap mandated by the Fiscal Responsibility Act, according to an announcement by the panel's chairman. “The bills written by this committee will adhere to law set by the Fiscal Responsibility Act -- with no side deals -- and focus resources where they are needed most,” Tom Cole (R-OK) said. “Our FY-25 process will reflect our commitment to strengthening our national defense, supporting the safety and security of the...

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