The U.S. Senate and House budget negotiators announced an agreement Sunday night on a funding package to keep the government running through September 30th. The fiscal year 2017 omnibus provides for a total spending of $1.070 trillion in base discretionary authority.
To refresh, NASDA sent a letter to House and Senate Appropriators on March 10, 2016 to request funding on a number of key items.
Several NASDA funding priorities are proposed to be enacted at higher-than-requested amounts:
While the majority of the remaining funding priorities fell short of requested levels, nearly all were funded at or above 2016 enacted amounts.
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