Senate, HAC Scramble To Wrap Up War Funding Bill

Rutherford, Emelie
May 2010
Defense Daily;5/27/2010, Vol. 246 Issue 41, p1
Market Research Report
The article reports that the U.S. Senate and the House Appropriations Committee (HAC) are set to advance delayed war-funding bills. Both legislative bodies include hundreds of millions of dollars for buying aircraft and equipment the Pentagon did not request. Much of the war portion of the supplemental spending bill is intended to fund the surge of 30,000 additional troops to Afghanistan. The HAC calls for the rearranging the administration's war-funding request.


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