Tag Archives: FY15DefenseApprops

A Ray of Light from Senator Durbin’s Defense Subcommittee: Will It Brighten or Fade? | POGO Blog

By Winslow Wheeler When members of Congress show even faint signs of departing from their habitual abuse of the public purse, it merits attention. Senators and Representatives have worked hard…

Senate Blocks F-22 Cut, Little Else for USAF Reprograming | Defense News

By AARON MEHTA   The relationship between the US Air Force and Congress has been strained for several years, but budget documents show the four major defense committees are at…

BREAKING NEWS: Watchdog Group Uncovers Over $11 Billion in Earmarks in both the House and Senate Defense Appropriations Bills | Taxpayers Protection Alliance

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) uncovered hundreds of earmarks in both the House and Senate versions of the 2015 Defense Appropriations bill. In the House (click…

House Appropriators Added Billions of Dollars For Weapons They Like | POGO Blog

Fiscal discipline is a farce By Winslow Wheeler Depending on how you calculate it, the House Appropriations Committee has added as much as $18.6 billion to the Obama administration’s military…

War Spending “Just a Slush Fund” | FCNL

By Tila Neguse and Devon Grayson-Wallace Recently, there has been a flurry of activity on Capitol Hill calling attention to the bloat in the Pentagon budget. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee…