Tag Archives: FY14DefenseApprops

What’s In the 2014 Omnibus Appropriations? A Closer Look | Defense| FCNL

The 2014 Omnibus: Defense The defense appropriations bill provides $486.9 billion for the Pentagon’s base budget, which is relatively the same as the amount of funding the Pentagon received post-sequester…

What Does the New Spending Law Mean For the Pentagon? | POGO Blog

By: Ethan Rosenkranz Congress has just completed work on a massive spending bill that keeps the Pentagon goodies coming. Overall, this appropriations bill, known as an omnibus, provided more than…

Senate GOP Hawks Explain Vote Against Pentagon-Friendly Bill | Defense News

By JOHN T. BENNETT WASHINGTON — US Senate defense hawks for the second time in four weeks — after years of warning about Pentagon budget instability — last week entered…

Pentagon has no defense against lawmakers when it comes to appropriations | The Washington Post

By Walter Pincus Congress is still playing games with the Defense Department budget, which at $605.7 billion is more than half the $1.1 trillion in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of…

After FY14 Budget Agreement, Congress Turns to Debt Ceiling | Defense News

By JOHN T. BENNETT WASHINGTON — Congressional defense hawks, written off months ago by some as having lost their political punch, are gearing up for a showdown that might prove…