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Search Tags: Defense authorization bill
A bill to fund defense programs has passed Congress and is on its way to the president to be signed into law.
Gov Info Security reports that measures to create an Office of Cyber were eliminated from the defense spending bill.
Tim Embree, an Iraq veteran and a legislative associate of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, explained the ramifications for vets if the defense spending act does not pass Congress.
Effort to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" doesn't make it past a vote for debate in the Senate, and with it stalls billions of dollars in spending.
The Washington Post's Federal Eyes breaks down the spending items within the bill.
Congressman Jim Moran tells Federal News Radio about his efforts to delay a BRAC move to Alexandria's Mark Center.
Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate are still debating the 2011 defense authorization bill, but the lame-duck Congress may put off a vote until next year.
The Wall Street Journal reports that private security firms are signing onto an international code of conduct in the fact of recent controversies.
It's possible Congress could revisit the Don't Ask issue in a lame-duck session, but that is also uncertain.
It's John McCain versus Lady Gaga on Tuesday as the Senate takes up the emotional issue of repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military.