Senate Passes FY-02 Supplemental Appropriations Bill

By Dan Dupont / July 24, 2002 at 5:00 AM
The Senate today voted 92-7 in favor of a $28.9 billion supplemental appropriations bill for fiscal year 2002, clearing the way for possible White House approval and the transfer of much-needed funds to the military and other agencies. The bill includes $6.7 billion for homeland defense, including $3.85 billion for the Transportation Security Administration. The Defense Department is in line for $14.4 billion in additional funding. The administration originally requested $27.1 billion. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert Byrd (D-WV) said...

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