• Border Construction Funding to Remain a Looming Issue for NDAA Passage

    Border Construction Funding to Remain a Looming Issue for NDAA Passage0

    Senate Democrats are attempting to use the chamber’s fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act to block President Donald Trump from redirecting Pentagon funds for southern border barrier construction. Senate Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) filed an amendment Monday to the chamber’s version of the annual defense policy bill that would prevent the use

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  • Kirtland AFB Begins Construction of Space Command Research Facility

    Kirtland AFB Begins Construction of Space Command Research Facility0

    Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., has begun construction of a facility that will be a part of the proposed space force, the Associated Press reported. The $128 Space Control Laboratory, a part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, will consolidate space combat research and technology development that is now performed at six different facilities at

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  • Shelby Pulls Harbor Funding from Disaster Aid Bill, Deal Nearing Completion

    Shelby Pulls Harbor Funding from Disaster Aid Bill, Deal Nearing Completion0

    Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said he pulled his controversial proposal for harbor maintenance funding from the stalled disaster aid bill after meeting with President Donald Trump Monday, CQ reported. Senate and House lawmakers appeared to be on track Tuesday to pass a disaster relief package this week, which would include disaster recovery funds for

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