Tag Archives: FY14DefenseApprops

Whatever Floats Your Boat (or Ship) | Taxpayers for Common Sense

The Omnibus bill funding the government through FY14 reveals that shipbuilders – and the Members of Congress who represent them – still hold sway in the Congressional appropriations process.  The…

Congress Is Likely to Continue Its Appropriations Bill Dysfunction | Economic Intelligence | usnews.com

By RYAN ALEXANDER This week, the House Rules committee released the text of the omnibus appropriations bill for the remainder of fiscal year 2014 (and yesterday, the House passed a…

Taxpayers Protection Alliance Urges Rejection of $1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill | Taxpayers Protection Alliance Blog

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) urged Congress to reject the $1.1 trillion Omnibus spending bill for fiscal year (2014). On Monday January 13 (unlucky for taxpayers),Congress released…

Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY 2014 | WAND Education Fund

By Jessie Calkins Fiscal Year 2014 started on October 1, 2013 when a 16-day government shutdown was triggered because Congress had failed to pass spending appropriations to fund government activities…

Ground Combat Vehicle Budget Slashed, Cancellation More Likely | Defense News

By LANCE M. BACON Though long-touted as a “must have” for the future US Army, the Ground Combat Vehicle is all but canceled. The 2014 omnibus spending bill, passed by…