House authorizers seek to fence SECDEF travel budget until Congress gets Navy shipbuilding blueprint

By Mallory Shelbourne / June 22, 2020 at 6:51 PM
Lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee are seeking to limit a portion of the Defense secretary's travel budget until the Pentagon presents Congress with the Navy's long-term shipbuilding blueprint. In its mark of the fiscal year 2021 defense policy bill, the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee included a provision that would limit "75% of the operation and maintenance funds for the secretary of defense until the 30-year shipbuilding plan of the Navy has been delivered to...

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