Home / Civilian / VA Gets $63.2B in Funding for Fiscal 2014 Under Omnibus Bill

VA Gets $63.2B in Funding for Fiscal 2014 Under Omnibus Bill

BudgetThe Veterans Affairs Department will receive $63.2 billion in funding for the fiscal year 2014, up $2.3 billion from the fiscal 2013 funding, under the newly passed omnibus appropriations bill, Fierce Government reported Wednesday.

Ryan McDermott writes the VA budget covers $140 million for the paperless claims system upgrades at the department’s regional offices.

The omnibus bill also allocates $505 million in funding for the Government Accountability Office and $9.4 billion from the Federal Buildings fund for the General Services Administration, according to the report.

The Small Business Administration will get $929 million in funding, down more than $100 million from last year’s enacted budget, Fierce Government reports.

Check Also

Navy Seeking to Establish Analytics Unit Addressing Fleet Readiness

Adm. Christopher Grady, head of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, said during the WEST 2019 conference he intends to create a Fleet Analytics Office supporting the U.S. Navy fleet readiness efforts, USNI reported Tuesday. Grady noted that the new office will use real-time reporting systems to handle data collection and risk assessment operations under the Revolutionize Readiness Campaign Plan initiative.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *