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Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen told the Senate Appropriations Committee last week they were not looking to close overseas bases as a way to cut defense spending. The president’s bipartisan debt commission counted $9 billion in potential savings from closing overseas bases, but Gates disputed the benefit of such a decision, on both fiscal and strategic grounds …READ MORE
California Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto Thursday of the state legislature’s budget plan means state redevelopment agencies won’t be eliminated, at least for the time being. Brown, however, has not said whether he would sign separate legislation approved as part of the Democrats’ budget package that would drastically overhaul redevelopment programs …READ MORE
Silicon Valley-based startup WattzOn is expanding its team to include a business development position focused on the military market. The candidate will oversee the entire sales process, from initial contacts, through proposals to obtaining signed contracts …READ MORE
Bringing military leaders, defense contractors and university researchers together could be Kansas’ first step in profiting from the presence of Fort Leavenworth. That was the conclusion of an economic summit Gov. Sam Brownback convened Wednesday focusing on the post in northeastern Kansas …READ MORE