Tag Archives: Kay Granger

House Lawmakers Call for Contractor Back Pay in Appropriations Bill

A group of House lawmakers called on the House Appropriations Committee to include a provision to compensate federal contractor workers for their lost wages in upcoming funding measures as the result of a 35-day partial government shutdown. The lawmakers sent a letter Thursday to Committee Chairman Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) and Ranking Member Kay Granger (R-Texas) citing the financial impact of the shutdown on employees of federal contractors.

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House Panel Seeks $28.6B Natl Defense Restoration Fund

The House Appropriations Committee has passed a defense policy bill that would allocate $28.6 billion for the National Defense Restoration Fund for fiscal 2018, Breaking Defense reported Friday. The proposed fund comprises 4.3 percent of the measure’s $658.1 billion defense budget and would be managed by the Defense Department secretary. …

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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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