House Passes DoD/VA Spending Bill and New CR
The House passed
(267-151) legislation (H.R. 933) aimed at averting a government shutdown
when the current continuing resolution (CR) expires on March 27,
2013. The measure,
sponsored by Rep. Harold Rogers (
The Senate may take up the bill as early as Monday and appropriations bills for other departments may be added to the legislation. Although no veto threat was raised, the Administration is “deeply concerned” about the House-approved CR spending directions for military programs.