Appropriations Process Begins; Funds Cut for First Responders

In early June, appropriators began writing the fiscal 2005 spending bills. With congressional leaders enforcing a tight election-year budget ceiling, appropriators expect difficulties in getting some of their 13 annual spending bills out of committee. On June 3, the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee approved a bill to provide fiscal year 2005 funding. Under the … Continue reading Appropriations Process Begins; Funds Cut for First Responders