• HASC Denies Pentagon Request to Reprogram $15M for New Space Development Agency

    HASC Denies Pentagon Request to Reprogram $15M for New Space Development Agency0

    The Pentagon has been denied a reprogramming request to allocate $15 million to the Space Development Agency (SDA) in fiscal 2019 by the chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, Space News reports. Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) wrote current Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist on July 3

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  • House Armed Services Shifts Subcommittee Leaders

    House Armed Services Shifts Subcommittee Leaders0

    The House Armed Services Committee holds an organizational meeting Thursday morning. Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) formally announced subcommittee leadership assignments Wednesday. Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) will now chair the readiness subcommittee, with Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) serving as the top Republican. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) will remain the top

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  • Smith Cites Improving Readiness, Addressing Climate Change as Priorities

    Smith Cites Improving Readiness, Addressing Climate Change as Priorities0

    Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) underlined the need to improve military readiness, address the threat of climate change and eliminate waste at the Pentagon, after the House Democratic Conference elected him on Friday to become chairman of the Armed Services Committee. “As chairman, I will work with my colleagues to promote transparency and congressional oversight, enhance

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