Tag Archives: FY14DefenseApprops

BREAKING NEWS: Watchdog Group Uncovers $7 Billion in Earmarks in Defense Appropriations | Taxpayers Protection Alliance Blog

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) uncovered 186 earmarks worth $7 billion (click here to see the full list) in the Defense Appropriations Bill that was part of H.R….

“Omnibus” Information and Commentary Paper: What Did the Appropriators Really Do to Defense Spending? | POGO Blog | Strauss Military Reform Project

By: Winslow Wheeler In the so-called “war-related,” Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account of the 2014 Omnibus, there is a DOD program spending increase of $10.8 billion above what President Obama…

Senate sends omnibus, Pentagon-funding measure to Obama’s desk | Navy Times

By John T. Bennett WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday evening passed a government-wide spending measure that would give the Pentagon nearly $600 billion to buy new weapons, address readiness…

Winners and Losers from the Omnibus Spending Bill | National Review Online

By Veronique de Rugy The omnibus spending bill about to pass Congress is being seen a bipartisan victory. House appropriations chairman Hal Rogers (R., Ky.), for instance, said that “the…

Pentagon ‘big winner’ in $1T omnibus bill (Defense contractors too, Taxpayers lose) | AgainstCronyCapitalism.org

By Nick Sorrentino Everyone is dancing around up in DC today. The defense contractors, the Pentagon, the members of Congress with boondoggle weapon system projects in their districts. (Which is…