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ADC is launching a new program at this year’s summit with a focus on the ideas and issues that are key to strengthening the foundation of readiness for our military and communities.
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ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.
Military spouses residing in Virginia will be able to continue paying in-state tuition after they accompany an active-duty service member outside the state, under legislation enacted by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. The measure was among 25 bills the governor signed into law last week at Fort Lee to assist active-duty military members, veterans and their families …READ MORE
The House plan to cut $6 trillion in spending over the next decade largely adheres to the Obama administration’s long-term budget for the Defense Department, shielding it from any substantial spending reductions over the long term. The fiscal 2012 budget resolution, unveiled Tuesday by House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), incorporates the five-year savings of $178 billion identified by Defense Secretary Robert Gates …READ MORE
A White House meeting Tuesday between President Obama and party leaders failed to produce an agreement over funding the government for the remainder of fiscal 2011, raising the prospect that the federal government will shutdown midnight Friday. At the meeting, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) broached the possibility that Republicans would agree to cutting $40 billion from current spending levels, $7 billion more than purportedly had been agreed to last week …READ MORE
A cap on the amount of money the District of Columbia can borrow could slow the city’s effort to redevelop Walter Reed Army Medical Center by restricting its ability to invest in new infrastructure. The cap limits the city’s bond payments to 12 percent of total spending, a threshold the city already is projected to exceed over the next six years …READ MORE
President Obama will meet with the leaders of the two parties at the White House today as the April 8 deadline for passing a measure to keep the government open fast approaches. On Monday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) made clear that the gulf between the two parties is widening, stating that Republicans will not settle for a $33 billion cut from current spending levels …READ MORE