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Democratic senators to Biden: Ask for more BIS money to bolster export controls

February 6, 2024 at 3:45 PM
The Biden administration should request a “significant” funding boost for the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security to bolster the agency’s export control mission, four Democratic senators have told the White House. In a Feb. 6 letter to President Biden , Senate Finance Committee members Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Mark Warner (D-VA) were joined by Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in arguing for “robust” BIS funding in fiscal year 2025...

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