Defense Appropriations Bill Chances Improve In Senate, Though Action Stalled In House

Rutherford, Emelie
July 2008
Defense Daily;7/16/2008, Vol. 239 Issue 11, p8
Market Research Report
The article reports on the fate of a U.S. Defense Appropriations bill. According to U.S. Senate leaders the bill is expected to clear their chamber in 2008 but the fate of the legislation in the U.S. House has been postponed. It mentions that the U.S. House Appropriations defense subcommittee (HAC-D) had scheduled to mark up its fiscal year 2009 defense appropriations bill on July 16, 2008. The HAC-D chairman John Murtha expressed a slim chance for passing of the defense bill.


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