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Ferguson's Rep. Lacy Clay Voted Against Amendment to Limit Military Surplus Transfers to Local Cops, Just Two Months Ago

3 months agoNews : Reason

In June, the House of Representatives voted on a series of amendments to H.R. 4435, the National Defense Authorization Act.  Among the amendments was one by Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) which would’ve prohibited funds from being used to ransfer certain kinds of military surplus to local police departments. Show More Summary

Why Is the White House Not Pleased With Defense Spending Bill H.R. 4435?

Will the President veto the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015?

Inside the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Plan for the Pentagon

Daniel R. DePetris Security, United States Interested in the National Defense Authorization Act, the bill that comes out every year, consisting of hundreds upon hundreds of pages?  Well, not many Americans are.  But for the U.S. defense...Show More Summary

Morning Bits

At least one branch of government is doing something constructive. “The House of Representatives’ version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed on Thursday afternoon by a bipartisan majority of 325-98, contained significant funding for Israel’s missile defense programs. Show More Summary

Time to Close Guantanamo -- Not One More Day

This week, the Obama administration showed some needed moral courage, threatening to veto the entire FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act if it includes "unwarranted restrictions regarding the Guantanamo detainees" and expressing support for an amendment by Rep. Show More Summary

CEI Labor Scorecard: National Defense Authorization Act

This week, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a Washington, D.C.-based organization dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government, will score a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives in its consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (H.R. 4435).

Eric Cantor Supports 'Principle' of ENLIST Act, Says Bill Not Dead

On Wednesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) said he was for the "principle" of granting citizenship to DREAMers who serve in the military, but the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was not the place to do it. Cantor...Show More Summary

Congressman offers amendment to end spending any money on U.N. climate programs

Being debated today in Congress is The Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (H.R. 4435). It is the latest proposed National Defense Authorization Act. According to the House Armed Services Committee, the bill “will … Continue reading ?

Amendments Offered To NDAA To Try To Stop NSA Surveillance Abuse

6 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

If you're wondering why the USA Freedom Act finally started moving forward again, a good place to look is tomorrow's vote on re-upping the NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act), with a variety of folks in the House proposing amendments that would lead to defunding certain NSA activities. Show More Summary

House and Senate making progress on NASA, commercial space bills

This week, the full House is taking up its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes some space-related provisions, such as authorizing funding for a domestic rocket engine to replace the RD-180. The Senate Armed Services Committee, meanwhile, is working on its own version of the NDAA this week in closed sessions. [...]

Why Are We Throwing MORE Money at Guantánamo?

At a price tag of more than $4.8 billion since opening, the prison facility at Guantánamo Bay has long been both a moral and financial catastrophe. But the National Defense Authorization Act – headed to the floor of the House of Representatives...Show More Summary

Amendment Authorizing War Over Benghazi On Track For House Vote

These Republicans just can't stop themselves. They love playing with fire: Representative Duncan Hunter of California submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would authorize the “use of force against those...Show More Summary

Joaquin Castro Files Amendment to Let DREAMers Apply to Military Academies

On Monday, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would allow DREAMers who received temporary amnesty under President Barack Obama's Deferred Action plan to become eligible to apply to U.S. Show More Summary

Dangerous Amendment Amounting to Declaration of War On Track For House Vote

  Duncan Hunter/Facebook A photo from Rep. Duncan D. Hunter's Facebook page shows him during a tour of duty with the U.S. Marines. R ep. Duncan Hunter of California submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that...Show More Summary

Complete Cantor Turnaround: No Amnesty in NDAA

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor changed direction entirely Friday, saying through a spokesman that he doesn’t plan to allow any amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would grant amnesty to illegal aliens through the ENLIST Act. Show More Summary

Armed Services Committee to take up authorization bill with RD-180 and other provisions

Later this morning the House Armed Services Committee will mark up its draft fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes funding for the Defense Department and contains various policy provisions. One of the biggest space-related provisions, located in the Strategic Forces section, is to authorize work on a new liquid-propellant rocket engine [...]


.. The U.S. Supreme Court decision to refuse to hear our case [Hedges vs Obama] concerning Section 1021(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which permits the military to seize U.S. citizens and hold them indefinitely in military detention centers without due process, means that this provision will continue to be law. Show More Summary

Ret. Military Leaders Warn Against NDAA Amnesty Amendment

On May 5th the Center for Security Policy released a letter in which "sixteen influential former leaders of the U.S. military" express strong opposition to a National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment that will "open service...Show More Summary

Subcommittee Rejects Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's Military Sexual Assault Bill

A subcommittee established by the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act released findings criticizing Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's (D-NY) push to "remove commanders' authority in military sexual assault crimes." Gillibrand argues that...Show More Summary

Challenger to John Cornyn Brings NDAA Controversy into Texas Race

Dwayne Stovall, a Tea Party candidate challenging Senator John Cornyn for his seat in the United States Senate, has brought the controversial aspects of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into the primary race. Stovall is not alone in challenging Senator Cornyn in the primary; U.S. Show More Summary

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