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Bacon sponsors bill to improve transparency of DOD budget allocations

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) on April 26 sponsored a bipartisan bill that would require an independent study and report on the effect of pass-through budgeting on organizations and elements of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).

The Defense Budget Transparency Act of 2022, H.R. 7574, which is cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Kaialiʻi Kahele (D-HI), aims to improve public understanding of how tax dollars are being allocated in the U.S. defense budget, according to a bill summary provided by Rep. Bacon’s staff. 

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