H.R. 6020: The bill includes a total of $21.15 billion in funding for these agencies, which is $376 million below last year’s level and $2 billion below the President’s request. The bill is $3 billion, or nearly 13%, below fiscal year 2010.
H.R. 5856: In total, the legislation provides $519.2 billion in non-war funding, an increase of $1.1 billion over the fiscal year 2012 level and $3.1 billion above the President’s request. The bill also contains $88.5 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) for Defense activities related to the Global War on Terror.
Conference Report: This House-Senate agreement focuses on ensuring taxpayer dollars are spent on high-priority infrastructure projects that support economic activity.