In December, Congress passed and President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act. Included in the bill was a bunch of new national parks. A couple of them were the traditional big nature parks that come to mind when you think of national parks, such as the Valles Caldera in New Mexico. There were some […]
Any day now, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will announce the final rule on the “safe harbor from fraud penalties” policy Congress included in the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that President Obama signed into law. Under the “safe harbor from fraud penalties” policy a Fortune 500 firm, any large business and even foreign [...]
President Obama has signed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a 1 percent increase in military pay for 2015. Check out the complete pay charts on Military.com.
President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Ac, which includes a provision for the land swap (Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act) needed for the underground Resolution Copper mine to move forward.Resolution...Show More Summary
DeSmogBlog recently revealed how Big Oil's lobbyists snuck expedited permitting for hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) on public lands into the National Defense Authorization Act ( NDAA ) of 2015, which passed in the U.S. House and Senate...Show More Summary
President Obama will sign the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) any day now and renew a Pentagon program that has cheated American small businesses out of hundreds of billons if not trillions of dollars in subcontracts for more than a quarter of a century. The 25-year-old Pentagon Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program (Test Program) [...]
Instead of concerning itself with our national defense, the new Senate National Defense Authorization Act provides for the federal government to steal millions of acres of land from western states like Montana. The defense bill was passed...Show More Summary
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) negotiated the inclusion of a land entitlement provision in the "must-pass" National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for a Sealaska, an Alaska Native Regional Corporation that helped fund her re-election in 2010 as a write-in candidate. Show More Summary
Apache Leap an area that would be included in the Copper mining land grab that Sen McCain snuck into the recent defense bill. On December 4, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Hidden in the defense bill was...Show More Summary
Last week, the House passed the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and attached a rider on page 1105 that would give 2400 acres of National Forest that is cherished ancestral Native American land in southeast Arizona to a subsidiary of a large international mining conglomerate.
Republican House members who voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) broke the 2010 GOP Pledge to America. Under a section entitled “Read the Bill” in the Pledge to America that Republicans penned up in 2010, theShow More Summary
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a package of lands bills, among them the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act. The latter involves transfer of about 2,400...Show More Summary
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2015 by a vote count of 227-191, with 16 members of Congress not participating. Quite a few of those supposed conservative Republican...Show More Summary
The National Defense Authorization Act passed the House today with a huge, bipartisan majority of 300 to 119. The bill to fund the military (in the amount of $585 billion) now goes to the Senate where it has bipartisan support. In an emailed statement, majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R- Calif.) summarized its key provisions: “The […]
The inclusion of a public lands package in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) compromise has drawn criticism from two prominent conservative voices in the upper chamber. Meanwhile, some Republican lawmakers are celebrating the inclusion. Show More Summary
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) agreement, reached by a bipartisan group of lawmakers from both chambers, will lower the pay raise for troops, slow the growth in housing allowances, and increase co-pays for most of their prescriptions. Show More Summary
While the establishment media keeps us distracted with football and Ferguson, the federal behemoth continues to expand at the expense of our liberty and our standard of living. Already the
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
Will the President veto the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015?
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