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Why is Congress Trying to Give Military Half a Wildlife Refuge it Doesn't Want?
Common Dreams

Overnight Defense: House panel approves $610B defense bill

THE TOPLINE: The House Armed Services Committee passed its annual defense authorization bill late Thursdaymorning on a bipartisan basis. The final vote was 60 to 2, with Democratic Reps. Jackie Speier (Calif.) and Tulsi Gabbard Tulsi Gabbard ... The Hill, 23 hours ago
Bill would prompt 'fly-off' between A-10, F-35 Arizona Daily Star, 1 day ago
Contractor Magazine

Ashton Carter Raises Concerns on HASC Proposal to Shift $18B from OCO to Base Budget

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter hassaid he hasconcerns on the House Armed Services Committee's defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2017that wouldmove $18 billion from the overseas contingency operations budget to the Defense ...
 Executive Gov1 day ago The IAPMO Group Washington update  Contractor Magazine5 hours ago House Panel Seeks to Increase Army Ranks by 45,000 Soldiers  Military.com2 days ago Carter Slams NDAA Proposal  Air Force Association2 days ago
Air Force Association

HASC Approves 2017 NDAA

- FRA The full House Armed Services Committee (HASC) marked up and approved the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (HDAA-H.R. 4909). The bill includes the following changes: Authorizing a new TRICARE fee for active duty personnel who ...
 Fleet Reserve Association6 hours ago HASC doubles Air Force allotment of RD-180 engines, focuses funding on building its replacement  Space News1 day ago HASC Passes Major DoD Policy Bill for 2017  DefenseNews.com1 day ago HASC Passes NDAA4/29/2016  Air Force Association1 day ago

House LNG export measure's sponsor cheers amendment in defense bill

The author of a US House bill that aims to facilitate US exports of LNG applauded its adoption as an amendment to the fiscal 2017 defense appropriations bill by the Armed Services Committee on Apr. 27. That greatly improved its chances of being ...
 Penn Energy1 day ago

Governors Urge Congress to Protect State Authority over National Guard

Defense Authorization Conference Report Would Provide Support for Guard WASHINGTONThe National Governors Association (NGA) issued the following statement today urging the passage of the Defense Authorization Bill: "As commanders in chief of their ...
 National Governors Association1 week ago Governors Achieve Partial Victory in Defense Authorization Bill; Seek Clarification of Presidential Power  National Governors Association1 week ago
Huffington Post

GOP, Dems clash over LGBT rights in defense bill amendment

Democrats and civil rights organizations are sparring with Republicans over an amendment added to an annual defense policy bill early Thursday morning relating to federal contractors and grant recipients. Opponents slammed the amendment as rolling ...
 The Hill1 day ago LGBT groups decry bill amendment  Boston Globe1 hour ago U.S. lawmakers debate funding gimmick in defense policy bill  Reuters UK2 days ago Dem looks to allow Pentagon to close bases in defense bill  The Hill3 days ago

GOP Suddenly Takes Its Antigay Crusade to Congress

A House committee is using the defense bill to pass "religious exemptions" for federal contractors. By Yezmin Villarreal April 29 2016 5:16 PM EDT Republicans in Congress are using defense funding to help pass a "religious freedom" law ...
 Advocate.com4 hours ago

Defense Spending Bill is Burdened Once Again with Unrelated Anti-Wildlife Riders

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the House Armed Services Committee included several destructive riders for wildlife in the markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), annual legislation that authorizes military funding. The NDAA legislation has ...
 Common Dreams1 day ago GOP defense hawks election-year spending spree  EnvironmentGuru.com17 hours ago Key Dem slams defense bill for 'problematic' funding  The Hill2 days ago Armed Services chairman defends defense bill's spending levels  The Hill1 week ago
Business Insider UK

Women to Register for U.S. Draft Under Committee-Backed Bill

Boeing, Lockheed see big wins in 2017 defense policy bill Sweeping changes to Pentagon part of $610.5 billion measure Boeing Co.'s Super Hornet fighter jets and Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 Joint Strike Fighters would receive billions of ...
 Bloomberg1 day ago A California lawmaker accidentally got a bill passed that would require women to register for the draft  Business Insider UK1 day ago Women may soon be headed for the military draft  Yahoo! Tech1 day ago House Committee Votes to Require Women to Register for Draft  New American5 hours ago

U.S. Bill Backs More Defense Spending For Europe, Ukraine

WASHINGTON -- A key U.S. congressional committee has backed a substantial increase in defense spending to reassure European allies jittery about Russian military maneuvers. Lawmakers on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee also voted April 28 to ...
 Radio Free Europe1 day ago US Congress Calls on White House to Support Sniper Training in Ukraine  Sputnik3 days ago 13:40U.S. bill backs more defense spending for Europe, Ukraine: RFE/RL  UNIAN15 hours ago
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