|Byrne JAG funding for FY 2008|
|Wednesday, 13 June 2007 07:58|
----- Alert on Byrne JAG funding for FY 2008 ------
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce-Justice-Science marked up its version of the FY 2008 bill last night. The bill includes $600 million for Byrne JAG. This is a substantial increase over last year’s enacted level of $525 million!
We are making real progress, and this development is solid evidence of the effectiveness of our broad-based effort, led by the NNOAC and its JAG coalition partners. Our efforts are leading to additional resources to help you do your job more effectively and enhance security on America’s streets.
We will keep you posted on developments over the next couple of weeks. We still need you to make every effort to make your voice heard to your senators and representatives this month.
Congratulations – and let’s keep pressing!
The Charles Group
One further update….the full House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved for floor consideration the FY 2008 Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill. This is the bill the funds the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
HIDTA would receive $226 million, an increase of $1.7 million over this year’s enacted amount.
Floor action is expected this week.
Regards,The Charles Group