July 18, 2024

Hoyer Supports Firefighter Cancer Registry

Fire Cancer Registry

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer and other congressional colleagues introduced legislation to reauthorize the Firefighter Cancer Registry and increase to $5.5 million the authorization funding level through 2028.

Spending Cuts Worry DoD

The pact House Speaker Kevin McCarthy made with GOP conservatives looks to exact deep spending cuts. The pact does not make a specific commitment on defense spending. Many Republicans have said reductions could come from the non-military side of the ledger. But Pentagon leaders are meeting and preparing a defense of their spending needs, only two weeks after securing a major budget increase.