Congress

House OKs Homeland Security, Communications Bills; Michael McCaul Comments

The House has passed three bills on homeland security issues regarding border and chemical facility security and Department of Homeland Security communications, Homeland Security ...
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Report: VA Reform, Defense Authorization, Appropriations Bills Face Delays in Congress

Congress will likely have limited time to deliberate on the veterans affairs reform, defense authorization and appropriations bills as the mid-term elections draw near, Military Times ...
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Navy Requests Modernization of 11 Cruisers; Thomas Rowden Comments

The U.S. Navy plans to inactivate half of its fleet of Ticonderoga-class cruisers for a return to service in 2019, changing a 2012 request to fully decommission seven of the cruisers, ...
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Robert Hale: Military Compensation Reforms Slowly Gaining Favor Among Lawmakers

Robert Hale Robert Hale, the recently retired comptroller from the Defense Department, said that lawmakers are increasing efforts to address rising military personnel costs, Military ...
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Executive Mosaic to Partner With Senior Executives Association for Leadership Events, Brand Awareness

Executive Mosaic (EM), the parent company of ExecutiveGov, the Potomac Officers Club (POC) and the 4×24 Leadership Program (4×24), and the Senior Executives Association (SEA) ...
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Robert Hale: DoD Needs Long-Term Budget Plan to Manage Program Costs

Robert Hale Former Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale forecasts that the department will be more cautious with its discretionary spending until there is greater clarity on the defense ...
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Gordon Adams: DoD to Face ‘Hard Choices’ With Smaller Overseas Contingency Budget

Some defense industry analysts believe the overseas contingency operations budget will eventually be eliminated as the U.S. moves forward from wartime operations in Afghanistan, Defense ...
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The Number of Executives Leaving the Federal Gov’t is on the Rise

Federal government senior executives are leaving government at a very high rate, up 44 percent since 2009, according to a Federal Times article. Andy Medici cites a George Washington ...
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DHS’ Larry Zelvin: Financial Services Firms Need In-House Cyber Staff

Larry Zelvin, director of the Department of Homeland Security‘s national cybersecurity and communications integration center, has encouraged financial services institutions to ...
Budget

White House Requests $60B Overseas Contingency Fund for DoD, State Dept.

The administration has submitted an overseas contingency operations spending plan requesting Congress to allot the Defense and State departments a total of $60 billion in 2015 for ...