Report Finds 'Narrowed' Impact Of BCA Caps On Pentagon

By Tony Bertuca / May 22, 2015 at 4:40 PM
Amid bruising budget battles on Capitol Hill, the Congressional Research Service reported recently that the Defense Department's spending plan for fiscal years 2016 through 2020 already accounts for three quarters of the savings mandated by the 2011 Budget Control Act, noting that Congress would have to cut DOD by an average of 5 percent over the next six years to find the remaining savings required by law. "With four of the ten years of the BCA limits completed, the gap...

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