On 1 July 2005, National Journal’s Technology Daily reported:

House lawmakers once again are hoping to significantly boost funding for the Pentagon office responsible for addressing 21st-century threats, even though the office is a year late on launching a major initiative.

In a bill to fund the Defense Department in fiscal 2006, House appropriators allocated $47 million for the Office of Force Transformation — $27 million above President Bush’s request. In its reauthorization bill for Pentagon programs, meanwhile, the House Armed Services Committee said the office should receive $75 million next year.

Last year, lawmakers doubled the funding level above Bush’s request. (More)

Source: Greta Wodele, “Lawmakers eye more money for defense transformation,” National Journal’s Technology Daily (1 July 2005).

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