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Stories with subject: Defense appropriations
  • new storyHouse panel uses war funds to skirt budget limits 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 2:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - A GOP-controlled House panel Tuesday approved using $37 billion in unrequested war money to match President Barack Obama's 7 percent budget boost for the military. The move came over the opposition of Democrats and the White House, who argue that domestic programs deserve equal treatment.

  • New Army Reserve Center proposed for Starkville 
    Updated: May-22-15 4:09 pm

    STARKVILLE, Mississippi - An estimated $9.3 million is provided in an appropriations bill for a new Army Reserve Center in Starkville.

  • House panel unveils $578.6 billion for defense spending 
    Updated: May-19-15 11:31 am

    WASHINGTON - The House panel that decides defense spending unveiled a $578.6 billion blueprint on Tuesday that fully funds a 2.3 percent pay raise for military men and women, prevents the retirement of the A-10 aircraft that protects ground troops and funds the U.S. fight against terrorism.