Top Republican, Democrat On Security Appropriations Panel Hit Proposed Cuts To Coast Guard Acquisition

Biesecker, Calvin
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/11/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 10, p2
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The article reports on the complaints of U.S. Representatives John Carter and Hal Rogers over the proposed cuts to the Coast Guard's acquisition budget for 2014 which would lower funding by at least 40 percent from 2013. Carter and Rogers reportedly believe that the proposal would decimate the Coast Guard and Immigration and Customs Enforcement operations. It mentions Department of Homeland and Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano who contended that the procurement budget is enough.


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