FY2017 Department of Homeland Security Budget Request, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, February 24, 2016   [open pdf - 415KB]

This is a compilation of the February 24, 2016 hearing "FY2017 Department of Homeland Security Budget Request," held before the Senate Committee on Appropriations.. From the opening statement of Jeh Johnson: "The President's FY 2017 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security reflects hard choices to fit within the caps established by the bipartisan budget agreement of 2015, but, at the end of the day, it funds all of our vital homeland security missions in these challenging times. The President's FY 2017 budget request calls for $40.6 billion in appropriated funds (compared to $41 billion currently in FY2016) but an increase in total spending authority to $66.8 billion (compared to $64.8 billion currently in FY2016). Total workforce requested is 229,626, compared to 226,157 in FY2016, accompanied by an overall workforce pay raise of 1.6%. Like this year, the President's budget requests $6.7 billion to finance the cost of major disasters in FEMA's disaster relief fund, and the ability to collect fees of $19.5 billion (compared to $17.1 billion this year)" Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Jeh Johnson.

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