Mikulski Puts GOP 'On Notice' Over OCO Budget

By Tony Bertuca / May 21, 2015 at 3:56 PM
The ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee plans to propose a different fiscal year 2016 budget than what the GOP has crafted, including a new spending blueprint for the Defense Department that rejects a nearly $90 billion overseas contingency operations fund being supported by House appropriators. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) released a statement Thursday laying out her intentions shortly before the Senate Appropriations Committee released its versions of FY-16 bills dealing with military construction and veterans affairs and energy...

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