Skip to comments.Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Services Bill
Posted on 06/19/2014 11:46:51 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2015 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and several other agencies.
The bill totals $21.3 billion in funding for these agencies, which is $566 million below the fiscal year 2014 enacted level and $2.3 billion below the President's request for these programs. The legislation prioritizes programs critical to enforcing laws, maintaining an effective judiciary system, and helping small businesses, while targeting lower-priority or poor-performing programs - such as the Internal Revenue Service - for reductions.
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