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Senate Passes Budget Plan in 52-46 Vote

The Senate has passed a fiscal year 2016 budget that increases military funding and seeks a 10-year deficit reduction of $5.1 trillion without any tax increases, USA Today reported ...
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Christopher Miller: More Work Needed for DoD-VA EHR Exchange

Christopher Miller The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs continue to work on exchanges of electronic health records between both two agencies and the interoperability ...
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Stephen Denker Assigned as NRO Deputy Director

Maj. Gen. Stephen Denker — formerly director of air, space and cyberspace operations at Headquarters Air Force Space Command — has been assigned to the position of deputy ...
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Report: Bipartisan Bill Encourages Incentives for Federal Spectrum Auctions

Four members of Congress have proposed a bill that would incentivize federal agencies to sell some airwave holdings for commercial wireless use, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday. Mario ...
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David Mader: OMB Seeks Reduced Real Estate Footprint for Agencies

David Mader The Office of Management and Budget has released new policy that requires government agencies to reduce real estate footprint using a national framework laid out in the ...
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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Eyes Further Research on EM Spectrum, Big Data, Maritime Agility

Arati Prabhakar Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar has outlined the organization’s projects designed to maintain U.S. technological advantage, ...
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White House: 9800 US Troops to Stay in Afghanistan Until Year’s End

The White House has decided to maintain 9,800 U.S. service members in Afghanistan to support Afghan security forces until at least the end of 2015, Defense News reported Wednesday. Paul ...
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Report: DoD Cut FY 2014 Contract Spending by 8%

Figures released by the Federal Procurement Data System show that the Defense Department‘s overall spending dropped 8 percent last fiscal year to $284.9 billion, Federal Times ...
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James Comey Highlights FBI’s Programs, Cross-Cutting Functions in Hill Testimony

James Comey FBI Director James Comey discussed the bureau’s efforts to address challenges to national security and law enforcement operations and the coverage of its budget request ...
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House Subcommittee OKs Breach Notification Bill; Rep. Michael Burgess Comments

A subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved a bill that would mandate businesses to inform consumers about personal data breaches, National Journal reported ...