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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 ...
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Jonathan Woodson, Douglas Robb Update Lawmakers on New Defense Health Agency

Defense Department officials have updated House subcommittee on the progress of the agency’s new healthcare organization, American Forces Press Service reported Friday. Terri ...
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House Passes ‘Clean’ Debt Ceiling Extension Bill

The House voted 221-201 Tuesday to approve a bill that would raise the government’s borrowing authority through March 2015 with no additional conditions, the New York Times reported ...
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House Approves Budget Deal, Senate to Vote Next Week

The House voted 332-94 Thursday to approve a bipartisan budget deal that sets spending levels for the next two years and avoids the possibility of a government shutdown until October ...
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Tim Kaine: New Budget Deal Offers Certainty to U.S. Armed Forces

Sen. Tim Kaine has expressed hope the U.S. military could keep $20 billion of its budget if a new proposal from the House and Senate budget committees passes into law, Breaking Defense ...
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Paul Ryan, Patty Murray: New Budget Deal Cuts Deficit, Replaces Sequestration

House and Senate budget committee leaders have jointly proposed a budget allocating more than $1 trillion in annual discretionary spending for the 2014 and 2015 fiscal years, FierceGovernment ...