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USO’s Jack Dyer Crouch Named Defense Policy Board Chair

Jack Dyer Crouch, president and CEO of the United Services Organization, has been appointed as chairman of the Defense Policy Board. Defense Secretary James Mattis also announced the addition of five new members to the board, the Defense Department said Thursday. Crouch previously held roles of increasing responsibility at QinetiQ North America such as …

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Rep. Eric Cantor: House to Vote on HIX Data Security Bill

The House of Representatives plan to take up a bill that aims to bolster data security for the federal government’s online health insurance marketplace, Politico reported Thursday. Paige Winfield Cunningham writes House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told his fellow lawmakers Thursday in a memo that he will schedule a …

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Report: Senate Close to Budget, Debt Agreement

Senate leaders have hinted the chamber is closing on a deal to end the federal shutdown and avoid a possible default later in the week, the Chicago Tribune reported Monday. Both Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed optimism about a bipartisan agreement after a round …

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GOP Leaders Back Federal Data Transparency Bill

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) have backed a piece of legislation intended to standardize how federal agencies publish spending and other common data, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes the lawmakers argue the proposed amendments to the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act will further …

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House to Vote on Continuing Resolution for Gov Funding

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives plan to meet this week to vote on a bill to extend government funding and avert an Oct. 1 shutdown, Government Executive reported Monday. Eric Katz writes Republican Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., released his weekly legislative activities calendar which includes the continuing resolution on …

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