20 Mar '17, 8pm

Coast Guard Avoids Proposed Budget Cut

Coast Guard Avoids Proposed Budget Cut

The U.S. Coast Guard has apparently sailed around a proposed billion-dollar budget cut after an outcry from advocates and lawmakers. The Homeland Security Department, of which the service is a part, recently released additional details into the White House’s budget amendment for fiscal 2017 and budget blueprint for fiscal 2018, also known as the “skinny budget.” While the latter — a 62-page document released Thursday — doesn’t mention the Coast Guard, the department’s release from the same day states the proposed spending plan “sustains current funding levels for the U.S. Coast Guard, which allows for the continuation of day-to-day operations and investments in the acquisition, construction and improvements account.” A spokeswoman for the Coast Guard referred questions about the matter to the White House Office of Management and Budget, which first proposed the reduction. ...

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