• Prolonged Budget Stalemate Could Lead to DOD Spending Freeze

    Prolonged Budget Stalemate Could Lead to DOD Spending Freeze0

    The battle between the administration and House Democrats over fiscal year 2020 and 2021 spending is prompting concern it could eventually lead to a DOD budget freeze, according to a Defense News report. If there is no agreement by Oct.1, it could force a continuing resolution (CR) leaving the Pentagon at 2018 spending, or cause

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  • Trump Takes Short-Term Spending Bill off the Table

    Trump Takes Short-Term Spending Bill off the Table0

    The showdown that has the federal government partially shut down continues. President Trump on Monday said no to a short-term spending bill that would fund the government for three weeks to allow for more negotiations on whether to build a wall on the Southern border. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) had pushed the approach to the

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  • House Passes FY’19 Defense Spending Package, Sending it to White House

    House Passes FY’19 Defense Spending Package, Sending it to White House0

    The Pentagon is on the cusp of receiving a full-year spending measure for fiscal 2019 after the House on Wednesday easily adopted the conference report for a two-bill spending package covering the defense and labor-HHS-education titles. The legislation, which provides $606.5 billion for the base defense budget and $67.9 billion in overseas contingency funds, now

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