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  • House Milcon Spending Panel Gains New Leaders

    Republicans and Democrats in the House named new leaders for the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee in the 112th Congress following organizational meetings earlier this month. John Culberson (R-Texas), in his sixth-term, will chair the subcommittee, replacing former Rep. Zach Wamp as the panel’s top Republican after Wamp made an unsuccessful bid for governor of Tennessee …

  • Proposed EDC Rule Closely Follows Statutory Changes

    Local redevelopment authorities can expect to bypass lengthy negotiations with the military services over compensation for BRAC properties, particularly over a property’s fair market value, under the proposed rule the Pentagon issued last month to implement the statutory changes Congress enacted in 2009 to the economic development conveyance (EDC) authority …


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