July 8, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Obama Threatens Defense Bill Veto

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Meanwhile, the House adds $5.3 billion to the Pentagon’s tab.

Sequestration Fight Heats Up on Hill

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Lawmakers tackle defense spending this week.

Talbot to Cooperate on Pax River, Turbine Study

Talbot County will participate in a joint the joint land use study on wind turbine encroachment effects on Pax River’s testing operations.

Pentagon, House at Budget Standoff

House passes a $643 billion defense bill while Defense Secretary Leon Panetta tells Congress to quit larding up budget.

Morning Coffee: House Says No BRAC Until 2013

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The House defense bill would prevent BRAC operations until 2013, safely past the election year.

Morning Coffee: Congressman Aims at F-35 Funding

F-35B JSF over Pax River

Rep. Atkin wants to withhold half of the F-35’s procurement spending unless the program issues a due date for operational capability.

Morning Coffee: House Moves to Boost Defense, Stop Auto-Cuts

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Bills coming from the House’s defense appropriations and budget committees would protect military budgets.

MetCom to Hold Hearing on Raising Water, Sewer Rates

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Proposed budget would hike rates by a few dollars.

Morning Coffee: New Bill Aims to Stop Defense Cuts

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House bill would reverse cuts scheduled to take place under sequestration.

Morning Coffee: House Tacks $4 Billion on Defense Bill

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The bill is now $4 billion over the Pentagon’s request and $8 billion over what is permitted by the Budget Control Act.