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What does defense spending have to do with endangered species? Everything, for Republicans

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) was not impressed. The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week, and while much of the attention was on the anti-immigration aspects of the legislation, Republican lawmakers also hit the...Show More Summary

Coming to RIMPAC 2016: Taiwan?

Michal Thim RIMPAC 2016, Asia Pure fantasy or grounded in reality?  Last Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 that included a reference to a recent issue: China’s...Show More Summary

US Defense Bill Bans Funding of Russian Nuclear Nonproliferation Efforts

The 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by the US House of Representatives on Friday bans providing assistance to Russia for nuclear nonproliferation initiatives.

Congress Votes to Suspend Funds for US Implementation of New START Treaty

The US House of Representatives voted on Friday to withhold funding for the US implementation of the New START nuclear reduction agreement in the 2016 US National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), according to the US House record.

US House Speaker Applauds Passage of the Defense Authorization Bill

US House Speaker John Boehner said that the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will give US troops the resources needed to fight security threats that America faces.

House Passes Massive Defense Bill Which Obama Will Promptly Veto

The US House of Representative just approved (by a vote of 269 to 151) the $612 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) funding moar warmongery for fiscal year 2016. However, the vote came short of a veto-proof majority and...Show More Summary

US House Passes $600 Bln Defense Bill Despite Obama’s Veto Threat

The US House of Representatives passed the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) despite US President Barack Obama threatening to veto the bill.

House Legislators Reject Allowing 'Dreamers' Serve in US Military

The US House of Representatives voted against the part of the US National Defense Authorization Act that would give undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as children, or “dreamers”, an opportunity to serve in US military, US Congressman Ruben Gallego press office said in a statement.

Defense Bill Would Put 100,000 Untraceable Guns On Streets

WASHINGTON -- Psst. Want an untraceable crime gun? Courtesy of Congress and the U.S. military? That may soon be possible thanks to a provision tacked onto this year's National Defense Authorization Act, which the House of Representatives...Show More Summary

HOUSE NDAA REAUTHORIZATION ENCOURAGES DOD TO HIRE ILLEGALS IN U.S. MILITARY:  The House Armed Servi…

HOUSE NDAA REAUTHORIZATION ENCOURAGES DOD TO HIRE ILLEGALS IN U.S. MILITARY:  The House Armed Services Committee on Thursday passed the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), including an amendment offered by Rep. Ruben Gallego...Show More Summary

Rep. Austin Scott Assisted Approval of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act

Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08), a member of the Readiness and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittees, joined with the House Armed Services Committee today in approving the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) – H.R. Show More Summary

Navy Field Testing Semi-Auto Carrier Recovery | Russia, Japan Follow SOCOM in Developing ‘Terminator’ Suits

Americas On Wednesday the House Armed Services Committee shot down an amendment intended to transfer money from the F-35 program to the National Guard and Reserves as part of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. Representative Jackie Speier pushed to shift $589 million – representing six F-35 fighters – from the $1 billion funding increase, […]

House Launches Attack on Servicemember Lending Protections

On Wednesday, April 29, the House Armed Services Committee will vote on the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, HR 1735. Unfortunately, predatory lenders have convinced its personnel subcommittee to add a provision, Section 594,...Show More Summary

New Legislation Grants More Opportunities for Women-Owned Small Businesses

In December, President Obama signed into law the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which included the expansion of the Sole Source program to women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). The post New Legislation Grants More Opportunities for Women-Owned Small Businesses appeared first on AllBusiness.com.

Historical Places Obama Should Protect Through the Antiquities Act

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 […]

New Federal Policy To Protect Fraudulent Firms Coming In January

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 [...]

It's Official: 2015 Pay Rates

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.

Resolution Copper land swap bill signed into law

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

Not Just Public Lands: Defense Bill Also Incentivizes Fracked Gas Vehicles

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

Congress Renewed Pentagon Program To Cheat Small Businesses Into 28th Year

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) [...]

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