Fiscal Conservative Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap OCO Deadline Gimmick

Fiscal Conservative Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap OCO Deadline Gimmick

Budget & Tax, National Security  | Quick Take
Jul 12, 2016  | 35 sec read | Print Article

On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense joined with 17 other fiscal conservative organizations in sending a letter to all members of Congress in conference for the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). In the letter, the coalition urged legislators not to adopt the artificial deadline for spending Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account funds that was adopted in the House version of the bill. The full text of the letter is available below:

[UPDATE: This page and the letter below was updated on July 13 to reflect the addition of yet another signatory organization concerned about the artificial OCO deadline.]

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