DoD: Military Faces $66B in FY 2015 Procurement, Research Funding Cuts Under Sequester

A new report from the Defense Department says the military would reduce its procurement and research funding by $66 billion in fiscal year 2015 if sequestration cuts remain in place. The ...

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 ...
Deborah Lee James

Deborah Lee James: Air Force Seeks $41B in Sequester Relief

Deborah Lee James Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said at a Bloomberg Government-hosted event last week that the branch is seeking $41 billion in additional funds to help manage ...

DoD’s CFC Campaign Raises $21M for Charities

Members of the Defense Department and military services raised $21 million in 2013 thousands of charities that the agency supports, the American Forces Press Service reported Thursday. Terri ...

Omnibus Bill Heads to White House

The Senate voted 72-26 Thursday to approve a $1.1 trillion “omnibus” spending bill one day after the House passed the bill by a 359-67 vote, The Hill newspaper reported ...

Ray Odierno: Sequestration Puts Army ‘Out of Balance’

The U.S. Army‘s top uniformed officer told a National Press Club audience in Washington Tuesday that the Army will likely not get back to a state of full readiness until 2020 ...
John Roberts

Chief Justice John Roberts: Judiciary Hit By Reduced Spending

Chief Justice John Roberts is lamenting the effects of sequestration on the federal courts in his year-end report and is advocating increased funding for the judiciary branch, the Washington ...

Defense, 2-Year Budget Bills Paint FY 2014-15 Spending Picture

President Barack Obama late last week signed two key pieces of legislation that detail the Defense Department’s budget for fiscal year 2014 and the federal government’s ...

Congress Passes Two-Year Budget Deal to Avoid Sequestration

The bipartisan deal to alleviate sequestration-related cuts in the next two fiscal years has been sent to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature, Reuters reported ...
Eric Fanning

Eric Fanning: Air Force Workforce Reduction “Inevitable”

Eric Fanning Eric Fanning, acting secretary of the Air Force, has said the branch must reduce the size of its workforce despite sequester relief in order to protect investments, the ...

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