- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house Passed June 11th, 2015Roll Call Vote 278 Yea / 149 Nay
Committee on AppropriationsIntroducedJune 5th, 2015
- house Committees
Given the tenuous situation in the Middle East with the rise of ISIS and Iran’s nuclear program, plus aggression by Russia in the Crimea and China in vital shipping lanes — the U.S. needs it's military strong, now more than ever.
Using budget gimmicks to avoid the mandatory cuts is not in the long-term interest of the military or the nation as a whole. First and foremost, Congress needs to agree to a budget that raises spending for all federal programs — not just defense.