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House Approves 3 Bills for National Security, Infrastructure Protection

House members have passed three bills that seek to bolster national initiatives to protect vital U.S. infrastructure against security threats, Homeland Today reported Monday. Anthony ...
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Report: Compromised Product Security Clause in Defense Authorization Bill

House and Senate lawmakers are continuing work on the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act as some industry groups express concern over a clause on product cybersecurity ...
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Profile: Marcel Lettre, Principal Deputy Defense Undersecretary for Intelligence

Marcel Lettre serves as principal deputy defense undersecretary for intelligence and functions as program executive for the country’s military intelligence program. He represents ...
Congress

New Democrat Coalition Proposes Professional Background for Acquisition Program Managers

A group of lawmakers wants to require defense program managers to have the technical and academic background to lead a particular program in a move to “professionalize” ...
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House OKs $17B Veterans Healthcare Budget Plan

The House of Representatives has passed a $17 billion budget plan for the Veterans Affairs Department, Reuters reported Wednesday. David Lawder writes the House voted 420-5 to approve ...
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House Approves Bill to Halt Internet Access Taxes

The U.S. House has passed a bill to prohibit the imposition of taxes on Internet access, Reuters reported Tuesday. Kevin Drawbaugh writes the legislation would forbit state and local ...
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House Subcommittee Cuts IRS budget to Lowest Level in 5 years

The Internal Revenue Service has seen its budget cut several times over the last few years–under new legislation passed by the House Appropriations subcommittee on financial services ...
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House OKs Homeland Security Acquisition Reform Bill

The House has approved a bill that would revamp the Department of Homeland Security’s acquisition process and require project cost reviews, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andy Medici ...
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John Raymond: Stratcom Forges Partnerships, Sharing Agreements to Combat Space Junk

The House Science, Space and Technology Committee heard testimony from government agency officials on Friday about the growing problem of space debris, the American Forces Press Service ...
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House OKs Federal Energy Usage Reduction Bill

The House has passed a bill that will require federal agencies to conserve energy usage for data center operations, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes legislators voted 375-36 ...