House defense appropriators move to cut procurement, raise R&D spending

By Tony Bertuca / June 14, 2022 at 10:59 AM
The House Appropriations defense subcommittee is proposing a spending bill that would cut Pentagon procurement by $1 billion below the level enacted in fiscal year 2022, but would boost research and development funding by $12.5 billion above the FY-22 enacted level, according to a legislative summary released by Democratic lawmakers. The draft bill, which does not include $15 billion in military construction funds that are under the jurisdiction of a separate subcommittee, provides total funding of about $762 billion for...

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