Tag Archives: FY15 Budget

Congress, Obama hand Pentagon billions for unwanted military spending programs | WashingtonExaminer.com

BY MARK TAPSCOTT Pentagon officials didn’t want the programs but Congress and President Obama gave them 10 that together cost billions of dollars anyway. The 10 unwanted programs are contained…

Spending Bills Clear Congress, Despite Delays | Nukes of Hazard Blog

After more than a few budget antics this weekend, both the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA, H.R. 3979) and FY15 Omnibus (H.R. 83), or “Cromnibus,” have cleared Congress. The…

Congress Skips Body-Cam Funding Request | The Root

Lawmakers went home for Christmas without acting on the president’s $263 million request. BY: LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE Late Tuesday, the least productive Congress in history finally finished for the year…

Year-End Spending Bill Loaded with Pork and Boondoggles | POGO Blog

By: Lydia Dennett and Ethan Rosenkranz Holiday decorations are going up in the capital city, a telltale sign that it’s time for Congress to wrap up for the year. And…

Cromnibus Has Early Christmas Gifts for Pentagon, Other Departments | US News

The ‘cromnibus’ bill includes lots of funding that agencies don’t want and don’t need. Playing Santa for the Pentagon. By Ryan Alexander A year ago, we had high hopes at…