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Legislative Update Archive

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June 25, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ WHY DID DEMOCRATS TORPEDO THE DEFENSE SPENDING BILL? On June 11, Republican and Democratic members of the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the...
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June 18, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ PROGRESS MADE ON DEFENSE POLICY BILL . For the first time in three years, the Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill. Late yesterday, Senators...
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May 21, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ WHAT’S THE RUSH? Lawmakers on the Senate Armed Services Committee approved the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill last week. Included in the measure...
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May 14, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ PROGRESS ON THE DEFENSE POLICY BILL To say that we are disappointed with the news coming out of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s markup of the fiscal...
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May 7, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ FIRST SPENDING BILL PASSES IN THE HOUSE After two days of wrangling, the House finally passed the fiscal 2016 Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs...
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April 30, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ DEFENSE PANEL APPROVES POLICY BILL Who said Congress never works? Around 4:30 this morning, after almost 19 hours of debate, the House Armed Services...
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April 23, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ AUSA TO CONGRESS: DO NOT RUSH TO OVERHAUL MILITARY 20-YEAR RETIREMENT A House panel has rejected, at least temporarily, Pentagon proposals to limit...
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April 16, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ NO MORE DOC FIX We won’t have the “doc fix” to talk about anymore because by a vote of 92-8, the Senate cleared legislation that would change the formula...
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April 8, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ THE HOUSE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE will mark-up the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill Wednesday, April 29, with subcommittee markups to occur April...
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April 1, 2015
weekly electronic newsletter, and is published every Thursday when Congress is in session. ★★★ ACQUISITION REFORM PROPOSAL RELEASED House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry and Ranking Member Adam Smith have introduced a bill that...