December 1, 2022

DoD $1.4B Short on Next F-35 Contract

'Lightning Carrier' Deployed to Pacific

The Pentagon is $1.4 billion short for its next major F-35 contract with Lockheed. If more money isn’t found, the pending three-year contract, valued at as much as $30 billion, will yield fewer aircraft for the US’s costliest weapons program, which is now estimated at $412 billion.

Oct. 18 Last Day to Register for MD Nov. 8 Election

Vote Centers

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election is Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. Eligible Marylanders may register to vote using the State Board of Election’s online application page or completing an application in-person at their local board of elections office. LexLeader has more details here.