Michael Donley

Michael Donley Asks Congress, DoD to Focus on Budget and Readiness

Michael Donley Michael Donley, a former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has called on Congress and Defense Department to pay attention to current requirements for readiness, operations ...
Jason Chaffetz

Report: Jason Chaffetz Selected for House Oversight Committee Chairmanship

Jason Chaffetz The House Republican Steering Committee has endorsed Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) to be chairman of the Oversight Committee and Government Reform Committee, Politico ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno to Ask Congress for Budget Relief

Gen. Ray Odierno Gen. Ray Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, plans to discuss current world events with Congress and ask legislators for budget relief as the Army responds to global ...
Marion Blakey

AIA’s Marion Blakey Presses Congress for Omnibus Bill

Marion Blakey Marion Blakey, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has called on congressional leaders to prevent the passage of another stopgap funding measure ...
Rep. Darrell Issa

Rep. Darrell Issa: Newly-Passed Bill Seeks to Cut Duplicate Government Reports

Rep. Darrell Issa Darrell Issa (R-Calf.), chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has said a newly passed legislation intends to cut the number of redundant government ...
Congress

Report: Fiscal Decisions Await Returning Post-Election Congress

The Congress has reconvened for the lame-duck session and will face decisions on new budget measures to keep the government afloat and fund defense programs, Federal News Radio reported ...
A-10

Report: Air Force-Congress Talks Key on A-10 Retirement, F-35A Initial Operation Plans

Negotiations between the U.S. Air Force and Congress are focused on the branch’s plans to retire some A-10 planes and reassign maintenance personnel to prepare for the initial ...
Congress

Tom Davis: GOP-Run Congress Could Mean New GovCon Opportunities

Tom Davis, a former congressman of Virginia, predicts a Republican-controlled Congress may push for new measures that could help government contracting firms, GovExec reported Friday. Charles ...
Sen. Tom Carper

Report: Sen. Tom Carper Wants Cyber Bill Passed Before 2014 Ends

Sen. Tom Carper Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, hopes to see his cybersecurity legislation passed into law before 2014 ...
CapitolDome

Report: White House Eyes Constructive Talks with GOP-led Congress

Defense analysts believe the recent elections could open a window of opportunity for President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers to cooperate on fiscal initiatives, Breaking Defense ...