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Congress Sends $1.3T Omnibus Deal to White House

The Senate voted 65-32 past midnight Friday to pass a $1.3 trillion omnibus bill to avoid a government shutdown and fund federal agencies through the end of fiscal 2018, Bloomberg reported Friday. The budget package is now headed to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature. Mick Mulvaney, director …

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DoD Guidance on Govt Shutdown to Impact New Contracts

The Defense Department has released new guidance for the continuation of military operations and other activities amid a government shutdown. The document published Thursday states that the shutdown will not affect government contractors that provide services under a fully funded contract the department awarded prior to the expiration of federal …

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Congress OKs 4-Week Stopgap Spending Measure

Congress on Thursday passed another continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown and keep federal agencies open through Jan. 19, The Hill reported Thursday. The Senate approved the stopgap funding measure by a 66-32 vote hours after the House voted 231-188 to clear the bill. The new CR came a …

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Bill Calls for Full FY 2018 Defense Funds

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-New Jersey), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, has introduced a bill that would fund national defense programs through the end of fiscal year 2018 and keep the government funded until Jan. 19. Frelinghuysen’s office said Wednesday the continuing resolution seeks to prevent a government shutdown when the current temporary …

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David Norquist: DoD Financial Audit Now Underway

David Norquist, Defense Department comptroller, has said he received a notice from the Pentagon’s office of the inspector general about the start of the first agencywide financial audit this month, DoD News reported Thursday. “Beginning in 2018, our audits will occur annually, with reports issued Nov. 15,” Norquist said Thursday during the Pentagon …

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