Tag Archives: House Armed Services Committee

Midterm Elections Wrap-up: Future of Feds?

The congressional midterm elections resulted in historic gains by Republicans, as well as an historic anomaly — marking the first time in 80 years a minority party retook control of the House of Representatives but not the Senate. The election has repercussions across the board: the Obama administration is reading …

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House Panel Skeptical of JFCOM Closing, Pentagon Cuts

At a House Armed Services Committee hearing yesterday, not only did representatives come out swinging against the proposed closing of the Joint Forces Command — one of the topics up for discussion — but they also expressed doubts about cutting the Pentagon’s budget at all. “I think I speak for …

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Showdown at JFCOM Hearings?

When top Defense Department officials testify before Senate and House panels this week about the closing of the Joint Forces Command, Virginia lawmakers hope the hearings will shed light on what they have characterized as a murky process. The Senate and House Armed Services Committees will hear testimony from a …

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