Senate appropriators discuss defense supplemental spending deal

By Tony Bertuca / June 22, 2023 at 12:40 PM
Senior Senate appropriators voiced bipartisan support today for potentially passing a supplemental defense spending bill that would go above the statutory cap Congress agreed to in a debt limit deal last month. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA) said during a hearing that lawmakers should keep working to increase defense spending as well as non-defense funding for fiscal year 2024. “We can, and we absolutely should, have a conversation about how the debt ceiling agreement also limits our investments...

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