Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Cuts Funds for VP's Office

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 10, 2007

Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government today approved SGW 112, “A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Treasury, District of Columbia, The Judiciary, Executive Office of the President and related agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes…”

  • Durbin Moves to Withhold Funding From Office of the Vice President Pending Compliance With Executive Order: “.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today included language in the his subcommittee’s appropriation bill to suspend funds for the Office of the Vice President in FY2008 until the Office of the Vice President complies with Executive Order 12958. The Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Appropriations has jurisdiction over the Executive Office of the President (including the Office of the Vice President) and the National Archives (including Information Security Oversight Office).”
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