Senior Fellow Mark Harkins on NPR News
GAI | September 1, 2016
GAI Senior Fellow Mark Harkins joined NPR News to discuss the lack of congressional approval for Zika funding. He also outlined some of the steps that the executive branch can take in the absence of the 1.9 billion emergency federal funding that the Obama Administration requested back in May of this year. “As part of the appropriations bills themselves there’s always a provision that says you may transfer money or reprogram money, based on certain levels,” he says. “And then they put in a little out that says, you can move money at any point, at any amount, as long as you give 15 days notice.” You can read the entire story here.