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OCO report cited in Federal News Radio

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Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who represents a state with one of the largest numbers of federal workers, said he’s not ruling out the possibility of voting for a $17 billion increase in Defense Department funding for 2017.

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Last week, the Stimson Center released a report stating emergency war funding is undermining budget controls and contributing to larger deficits.

The report stated the fund was generating insecurity in the DoD workforce and creating long-term uncertainty in defense planning.

“Given the consequences of continued misuse … we suggest that President Obama and his successor develop and commit to a credible plan to wind down OCO funding beginning with the expiration of the Bipartisan Budget Act in FY2018,” the report states.

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