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  • Pushing an aggressive appropriations schedule, the Senate passes the FY2017 Transportation/HUD and Military Construction/VA spending bills
    The Senate continues its aggressive effort to move FY2017 appropriations bills to completion.  Last week the Senate passed the second and third appropriations bills for FY2017:  Transportation/HUD bill and Military Construction/Veterans Affairs (MilCon/VA).  The two bills were combined in a single bill and passed the Senate by a significant majority, 89-8.  The Senate passed its [...]
  • Congratulations to this year’s top membership recruiters!
    Congratulations to this year's Recruiters of the Year, an award given to the one member in each chapter size category who recruited the highest number of new members. These six dedicated members recruited almost 50 new members in a combined total. This year's winners are: Kimberly Cyr, Hampton Roads Chapter (A1) Lawrence Leffler, Washington Chapter [...]
  • House passes FY2017 Defense Authorization bill after White House veto threat
    Yesterday, the House passed its version of the FY2017 Defense Authorization bill, (H.R.4909) 277-147.  In the final vote, 40 Democrats joined 237 Republicans in the affirmative, while only five Republicans along with 142 Democrats voted against passage,  House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep Mac Thornberry (R-TX) said the bill protects U.S. national security by “beginning [...]
  • House Appropriations committee approves FY2017 DoD spending bill
    Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee (HAC) approved the FY2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations bill. The HAC bill would provide $517 billion for the DoD base budget (excluding military construction). Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) said the bill “provides the resources needed to keep our military trained and well equipped, to ensure success in [...]
  • Senate committee approves the FY2017 Defense Authorization bill with major organizational and acquisition reforms
    Yesterday, the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) approved (23-3) its version of the FY2017 Defense Authorization bill. The bill authorizes force levels, programs, and policies (including military pay raises) for DoD budgets and the programs and policies for the Department of Energy (DoE) nuclear weapons program.  Appropriations bills provide actual funding. SASC Chair Sen, John [...]
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