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Defense News: Congress Eyes Long-Term Continuing Resolution to Fund Govt

Some U.S. defense officials and analysts have warned that passing a yearlong continuing resolution could have serious implications for both the Pentagon and industry, Defense News reported ...
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Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley: Army Reserve Seeks More Funding Flexibility From Congress

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley, chief of the U.S. Army Reserve, said Thursday that his organization’s readiness programs have been jeopardized by a lack of a flexible budget structure, ...
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Sen. Mitch McConnell: Congress May Blend Federal Spending, Debt Limit Talks

House and Senate lawmakers are expected to tackle the future of U.S. government spending, tax breaks, highway funding and borrowing authority when they return from their annual summer ...
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Sens. Orrin Hatch, Tom Carper Intro Bill to Require IG Reports on Federal Computer Network Security

Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) have proposed a bill that mandates regular reports on security of federal government computer networks in an effort to prevent data ...
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GAO Cites Alternative Approaches for Treasury Dept to Address Debt Limit Delays

The Government Accountability Office calls on Congress to align decisions on the debt limit with spending and revenue or work with the Treasury Department to enable flexibility in ...
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Senate OKs Anne Wall as Deputy Treasury Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs

Anne Wall, formerly deputy assistant to the president for legislative affairs and Senate liaison, has received Senate confirmation as the Treasury Department‘s deputy undersecretary ...
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Michele Flournoy: Immediate Deal to Undo Defense Budget Caps Unlikely

Michele Flournoy Michele Flournoy, a former undersecretary of defense for policy and one-time candidate for the Pentagon’s top post, believes a congressional deal to remove defense ...
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Report: Congress Seeks Consolidation of DoD Satcom Acquisition

Lawmakers are planning to consolidate the U.S. military’s communications acquisition, which could drop the Defense Information Systems Agency in favor of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space ...
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Army Secretary John McHugh to Leave Post in November

John McHugh U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh will step down from his role by Nov. 1, 2015 after weeks of discussions with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Deputy Defense Secretary ...
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OMB Issues Federal Fund Data Report Standards

The Office of Management and Budget has released standards for how to report data on federal fund and spending as OMB begins the next implementation phase for the Digital Accountability ...