Veterans Affairs officials are asking for $270 billion in funding next fiscal year, but it’s billions more in potential spending that raised questions among some lawmakers Tuesday about how large the department’s budget could become in coming years.
“The time has come to ask when VA will be adequately funded,” said Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. “Congress must always prioritize veterans. But there is a natural limit to how big any budget can be.”…..continue reading this article here
Article by: Leo Shane III
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