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Laicie Heeley’s Op-ed in The Hill on the Defense Budget

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The Trump administration’s defense budget has ushered in a new era of fiscal irresponsibility. Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO), once a designation meant to increase transparency and shield war spending from the threat of sequestration, has risen to new heights, while at the same time eroding to include billions of dollars in non-war spending. In the years since the Budget Control Act (BCA) was passed, the designation has devolved into little more than an expensive loophole in existing law.

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