January 18, 2021
House appropriators ready for DHS bill, bumping up CISA funding by $500M over Trump request
The House Appropriations DHS subcommittee on Tuesday will consider fiscal 2021 funding for the department, offering a plan containing nearly $500 million more for cyber than included in the president’s proposed budget.
“Strong investments in modern, effective technologies will improve homeland security missions, from cybersecurity and disaster preparedness to border and maritime security,” House Appropriations Chair Nita Lowey (D-NY) said in a release today. “Our bill also provides resources to meet the humanitarian needs of migrants and, critically, it...