Senate Appropriators Reject $140M In Pentagon Reprogramming Requests

By Tony Bertuca / August 22, 2014 at 6:22 PM
The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee has rejected approximately $140 million in Pentagon reprogramming requests, according to congressional documents. The Pentagon sent a $4.4 billion fiscal year 2014 omnibus reprogramming request to Congress in July asking to transfer $885 million into modernization efforts. All four congressional defense committees must unanimously approve Defense Department reprogramming requests or they cannot proceed. The notable rejections from Senate appropriators include $33 million for the Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle and $23 million for F-22...

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