Tag Archives: House Appropriations Subcommittee

Rep. Kay Granger: $603B Defense Budget Plan ‘Reasonable’ for Fiscal 2018

Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas), chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee, has said Congress is unlikely to raise the defense budget beyond President Donald Trump’s $603 billion proposal for fiscal 2018, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Granger said at a Bloomberg Government event she thinks the $603 billion proposal is “reasonable.” …

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OPM Seeks $37M to Implement New IT Infrastructure

The Office of Personnel Management seeks $37 million in funds to migrate the agency’s information technology systems to a proposed “Shell” infrastructure in fiscal 2017, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Nicole Ogrysko writes acting OPM Director Beth Cobert told a House appropriations subcommittee Monday that agency personnel came up with a $37-million cost estimation for …

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Report: Navy Includes F-35s, Super Hornets as Unfunded Priorities

The U.S. Navy has submitted an “unfunded priority” list to Congress that includes $1.5 billion for the procurement of Boeing-built F/A-18E/Fs and another $270 million for Lockheed Martin-built F-35Cs, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes the military service’s fiscal 2017 budget proposal seeks funds for only two Super Hornets. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told the …

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James Comey: FBI 2017 Budget Request Includes $85M for Cyber Threat Investigations

FBI Director James Comey told a House appropriations subcommittee Thursday the bureau has requested $9.50 billion in total appropriations to carry out law enforcement, national security and criminal justice operations in fiscal 2017. Comey said in his written testimony the budget request includes $85.1 million to fund the bureau’s efforts to identify threats in cyberspace and share …

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John Conger: Pentagon’s BRAC Plan Targets Savings, Efficiency

John Conger, acting assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment, told a House appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday that another round of base realignments and closures would help save money, DoD News reported Wednesday. Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. writes Conger said the U.S. Army and Air Force found the military …

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Report: House Proposes $40M E-Gov Fund Merger

A subcommittee of the House of Representatives has endorsed a $40 million budget for a planned merger of the E-Government Fund and the Federal Citizen Services Fund, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes the bid is meant to revive a 2012 bill that attempted to merge the funds …

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