House Dem files amendment to increase defense budget by $37B

By Tony Bertuca / June 21, 2022 at 2:32 PM
A House Democrat, in advance of a committee hearing to consider the annual defense authorization bill, has filed an amendment to increase the fiscal year 2023 national defense budget by $37 billion. Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME) filed the amendment today, one day before the House Armed Services Committee convenes for its marathon mark-up of the defense authorization bill. If adopted, the bill would transform the planned topline for the House version of the bill , aligning it more closely with...

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