The House Appropriations Committee along party lines on June 24 approved a $60.3 billion discretionary spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security in fiscal year 2023, $3.6 billion more than the Biden administration requested. Nearly half of the funding increase, $1.5 billion, is needed ...

The Coast Guard’s nascent effort to acquire a commercial icebreaker to help fill near-term Arctic icebreaking needs should be expanded beyond a domestically available ship to also consider foreign vessels, House appropriators say. “In order to conduct a full and open competition, the Coast ...