Air Force Document Details $900 Million Disaster-Relief Shortfall; Still Seeks $3.3 Billion for Recovery
- April 17, 2019
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House and Senate appropriators are continuing to hash out differences in the nine remaining fiscal 2012 spending bills, aiming to finish work on a massive omnibus before the existing continuing resolution runs out Dec. 16. Bipartisan negotiations on most of the bills are done, with lawmakers still negotiating only the most contentious issues …READ MORE
It is looking more and more likely that congressional efforts to undo the dramatic cuts in defense spending triggered by the debt-reduction supercommittee’s failure to reach a deal will wait until next year. Last week, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan said he plans to use the fiscal 2013 budget resolution to replace the sequester with a comprehensive deficit reduction plan …READ MORE
The Army controls 49 percent of the 28.5 million acres of land around the world managed by the Defense Department, making it the military’s largest landholder as of fiscal 2011. The Air Force comes in second, controlling 35 percent of DOD lands …READ MORE
Virginia lawmakers renewed their calls to limit parking at the Mark Center, following a report from DOD’s inspector general that revealed serious flaws in the Army’s analysis of the traffic impacts that would result from moving 6,400 DOD headquarters workers to the Alexandria complex. So far only 2,300 employees have moved into the building, but traffic already has been reduced to minimum acceptable standards …READ MORE
The switch has been turned back on. After losing a federal loan guarantee in the wake of the Solyndra scandal, SolarCity obtained financing this week from Bank of America for its five-year, SolarStrong rooftop project for military housing. SolarCity plans to partner with the developers of privatized military housing to install, own and operate rooftop solar panels …READ MORE