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This week the House of Representatives is considering the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and amendments. Here are three of the most notable amendments to the NDAA on offer.
The Senate voted to approve a non-binding budget resolution that sets overall spending limits for the federal government’s discretionary spending in fiscal year 2016.
Starting on Monday, May 4, I’ll be taking a brief leave of absence from my role as NPP’s research analyst to hike part of the Appalachian Trail.
Today – all day and quite possibly into the night -- the House Armed Services Committee is marking up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). But what is the NDAA, and why should we care?
If lawmakers cut military spending, would thousands of Virginians suddenly be out of work?
Last week lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted 240-179 to repeal the federal estate tax despite President Obama’s threats to veto the bill.
Yesterday's deadline for House and Senate budget resolution wasn't binding, and it came and went without much drama, and without a deal.
On Tax Day, it’s all about "federal funds" - largely from your income taxes - that pay for the military, certain health care programs, education and other things.
President Obama, the House and Senate have all lined up with a whopping request for Pentagon and related spending of $613 billion. What alternative do we have to this bloated Pentagon budget?