Senators Shift Billions in Defense Procurement Out Of Base Budget

A U.S. Senate panel’s cut to Pentagon purchasing in fiscal 2012 is one-third less than it seems. A bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee Sept. 15 cuts baseline procurement spending by $6 billion and shifts $2.9 billion to the supplemental account that funds the war in Afghanistan. The...

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