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Congress OKs Revised Bills on Foreign Arms Sales

The Congress has approved two bills that U.S. officials say could impact the approval process for foreign arms sales, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes one bill would permit ...
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House Approves FY 2015 Budget Package, Lawmakers OK 2-Day Govt Funding Extension

The House voted 219-206 late Thursday to pass a $1.1 trillion budget deal to keep the U.S. government running through September, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Ed O’Keefe ...
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Bipartisan Omnibus Bill Faces Objections on Dodd-Frank, Campaign Funding Provisions

Congress faces a possible delay in the passage of the $1.1 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2015 as some Democrats and Republicans have raised objections over some provisions, ...
Phyllis Schneck

Congress OKs FISMA Reform, DHS Workforce Bills; Phyllis Schneck Comments

Phyllis Schneck Congress has approved two bills that seek to reform the existing cybersecurity law and assist the Department of Homeland Security in recruiting and retaining cyber ...
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Terry Halvorsen: DoD Directive Clarifies CIO Role in Cyber Strategy

Terry Halvorsen The Defense Department has implemented a few changes to the duties and responsibilities of its chief information officer as the department aims to delineate the CIO ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...