Breakdown of cuts in 3-week spending bill

The Congress is sending a three-week spending measure to President Obama that would keep government funded through April 8.

Congress still has not voted on a budget for the remaining six months in this fiscal year.

The temporary spending bill on its way to the president is the sixth in this budget cycle. It would cut $6 billion in domestic spending, including $3.5 billion in program terminations.

According to the House Appropriations Committee website, some of the terminations include:

  • Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Construction: $107 million.
  • Social Security – Internet Technology Funds – $200 million
  • Agriculture – Single Family Housing = $144 million
  • Commerce – Census Rescission = $1.74 billion.
  • Labor – Community Service Employment for Older Americans = $225 million
  • Health and Human Services – Parklawn Building Lease = $35 million
  • National Park Service – Construction Funding Rescission = $25 million