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Legislative Update Archive

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February 25, 2016
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ POSTURE ACT COULD STOP ARMY TROOP CUTS The Feb. 17 AUSA Legislative Update reported on a bill introduced by Reps. Chris Gibson , R-N.Y., and Mike Turner,...
Association of the United States Army Logo - Eagle with Shield, Torch, Olive Branch
February 17, 2016
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ LEGISLATION WOULD END ARMY, MARINE CORPS DOWNSIZING An AUSA salute goes to Reps. Chris Gibson, R-N.Y., and Mike Turner, R-Ohio, chairman of the House...
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February 10, 2016
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ PENTAGON BUDGET TARGETS MILITARY HEALTHCARE The Department of Defense budget request for fiscal 2017, formally unveiled this week, includes reforms to...
February 3, 2016
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ Association of the United States Army Leaders meet with House Armed Services Committee Staff Director Bob Simmons (From left to right: John Gifford, AUSA...
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January 21, 2016
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ Force Structure Cuts Worry Army Secretary Nominee Improving readiness and “maximizing the combat power of the force structure we have” are the top...
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January 7, 2016
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ An end-of-the-year review shows the Association of the U.S. Army was part of some major legislative successes in 2015. They included raising budget caps...
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December 17, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ ONE MORE THING… One last task for Congress before they leave town for the year is passage of a $1.15 trillion omnibus spending bill. Unveiled earlier this...
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December 9, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ DEAL OR NO DEAL? What should happen: Congress will pass an omnibus spending package to fund the Defense Department and the rest of the government by the...
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December 2, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ NEW RULES ANNOUNCED FOR THE VETERANS’ CHOICE PROGRAM The Surface Transportation and Veterans’ Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015, signed into law...
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November 18, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ DEFENSE PANELS WILL STUDY MILITARY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM “Nothing is off the table,” with regards to overhauling the military healthcare system said a...