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Senate appropriators: Budgeting by CR gives China an edge over the U.S.

May 17, 2023 at 11:52 AM
Several members of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday urged Congress to buck the nearly 30-year-long trend of funding the federal government via continuing resolutions, with Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) arguing that failing to pass appropriations bills weakened the U.S. in its competition with China. “China is not debating whether to invest in its future or cut and cap the investments that keep it competitive,” she said at a hearing on the president’s fiscal year 2024 budget request and the...

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