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Department of Homeland Security

Put All Agencies on Multi-Year or No-Year Appropriations

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Some of the top-rated suggestions relate to removing the "use it or lose it" nature of current agency appropriations. Because they are generally for one year at a time, agencies feel the need to use the funds, even if they waste them on unneeded items, rather than face their future funds being cut. Unfortunately, appropriations are controlled by the Constitution, a set of laws and ultimately by Congress, so the ideas... more »