Monday, May 18, 2015

Fiscal 2015 Defense Authorization $604.2 billion in discretionary funding

we need to stop this crap!

May 18, 2015
In this MegaVote for Florida's 11th Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
  • Senate: Trade Promotion Authority - Cloture
  • House: Waters of the United States – Passage
  • House: Twenty-Week Abortion Ban – Passage
  • House: Iran Nuclear Agreement Congressional Review – Passage
  • House: Fiscal 2015 Defense Authorization – Passage
Upcoming Congressional Bills
  • Senate: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act
  • House: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015
  • House: Fiscal 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations
  • House: American Research and Competitiveness Act
Fiscal 2015 Defense Authorization – Passage - Vote Passed (269-151, 12 Not Voting)

The House passed a bill that would authorize $604.2 billion in discretionary funding for defense programs in fiscal 2016, including $89.2 billion for overseas contingency operations, of which $38.3 billion would be authorized for non-war base budget operations and maintenance. Excluding the war funding, the bill would authorize roughly: $136.6 billion for operations and maintenance, $109.7 billion for procurement, $136.4 billion for military personnel, $7.3 billion for military construction and family housing, $68.4 billion for research, development, testing and evaluation, and $31.7 billion for the Defense Health Program.

Rep. Rich Nugent voted YES

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