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September 17, 2021

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House Homeland Security panel clears new CISA funding, but fate of ‘reconciliation’ package is uncertain

By Charlie Mitchell / September 14, 2021

The House Homeland Security Committee has approved an $865 million funding package for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, to be included in a wide-ranging Democratic “reconciliation” package that faces an uncertain future in both the House and Senate.

The measure passed the Homeland Security Committee today on party lines in a rare departure from bipartisanship at the panel when it comes to cyber. Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) drafted the language and said the cyber provisions “have long...

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