Gen. Mark Welsh

Gen. Mark Welsh: Budget Reductions Hit Combatant Commands

Gen. Mark Welsh Gen. Mark Welsh, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, has told a House defense subcommittee that he believes budget cuts are harming the combatant commanders’ future capabilities, ...
Ernest Moniz

Ernest Moniz: New Natural Gas Exports Laws Could Help Ukraine in the Long Term

Ernest Moniz Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has suggested Congress pass legislation as one way to help Ukraine overcome long-term issues with its energy supply, Politico reported Wednesday. Darren ...
Congress

Adam Smith: Sequestration to Remain in Obama’s Budget Proposal

Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), House Armed Services Committee ranking member, has said sequestration cuts will stay in place as the Obama administration’s budget plan heads to Capitol ...
Congress

Chuck Schumer, Paul Ryan, Trey Gowdy Talk Immigration Reform

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has discussed immigration reform measures with Reps. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) behind closed doors, Politico reported Monday. Jake Sherman ...
Kathy Sullivan

Kathy Sullivan: NOAA Resumes Hiring, Training Programs

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has resumed its hiring and training programs after a long freeze due to sequestration, GovExec reported Friday. Eric Katz writes ...
frank kendall

Frank Kendall: Budget Cuts Delay Military Modernization

Defense Department official Frank Kendall has shared insights with Congress on how to build up U.S. military technology, American Forces Press Service reported Tuesday. Amaani Lyle ...
WhiteHouse

Report: White House Sets March 4 as FY 2015 Budget Proposal Release Date

The White House is working to release its proposed fiscal year 2015 budget on March 4, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Damian Paletta writes the new budget plan will include ...
jim-moran

Rep. Jim Moran to Retire in December

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) will retire in December after 23 years of service, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes Moran has been a ranking member of the Appropriations ...
Budget

Congress Boosts Funds for Navy IT Network Program, Cuts Funds for Army Comms Programs

Congress passed the 2014 omnibus appropriations bill that increased funding for a U.S. Navy information technology network program and decreased spending for other U.S. Army communication ...
Buck McKeon

Report: Rep. Buck McKeon to Retire From Congress

Buck McKeon Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, who has chaired the House Armed Services Committee for the past three years, will not seek re-election after 11 terms, the Associated ...

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