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'Fiscal cliff' deal restores mass-transit subsidy

The bill to avert the "fiscal cliff" reinstates parity between the parking and mass-transit subsidies. The mass-transit subsidy was reduced in 2011 to $125 even as a similar subsidy for parking benefits was increased to $240 a month.

Tags: mass-transit subsidy , pay and benefits , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Congress , House ,

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:47pm EST

Congress tightens belt, trims spy budget for 2013

House lawmakers voted Monday 373-29 in favor of a Senate-passed bill to slightly boost the president's $72 billion budget request for intelligence agencies, which is still less than last year's $80 billion budget.

Tags: House , Congress , CIA , al-Qaida , Mike Rogers , Dutch Ruppersberger , Diane Feinstein , House Intelligence Committee , Senate Intelligence Committee

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 03:07am EST

Intelligence agencies faulted for Libya fallout

A Senate report found that changes made by intelligence agencies were the origin of confusing explanations after the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

Tags: FBI , CIA , Congress , Obama administration , Libya , DHS , Susan Rice , al-Qaida , John Kerry

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 03:08am EST

Memorial service for Sen. Inouye held in Hawaii

The late Sen. Daniel Inouye was remembered Sunday as an American hero whose legacy as a war veteran and longtime senator would be felt across Hawaii for years to come.

Tags: Senate Appropriations Committee , Daniel Inouye

Sunday - 12/23/2012, 06:26pm EST

Senate's defense bill cuts civilian workforce, caps contractor salaries

The Senate approved a $631 billion annual defense policy Tuesday that would require the Defense Department to reduce its civilian workforce by 5 percent over the next five years and impose a strict cap on government-funded contractor salaries. With the White House threatening to veto the Senate version its current form, the bill now heads to a House-Senate conference committee where differences between the two chambers' bill will be hammered out.

Tags: DoD , 2013 NDAA , Congress , civilian workforce , contractor pay cap , Joe Manchin , Carl Levin , John McCain , Ben Cardin , Claire McCaskill

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 05:37pm EST

Congress clears way for DoD civilian workforce cuts

Congress has cleared the way for a $633 billion defense policy bill that includes mandated reductions to the Defense Department's civilian and contractor workforces. Leaders of a House-Senate conference committee, tasked with reconciling competing versions of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, included in the final report the automatic workforce reductions that opponents say would result in about 36,000 job losses.

Tags: House , Congress , DoD , DoD civilian workforce , 2013 NDAA , contractor pay cap , PSC , AFGE , Stan Soloway , J. David Cox , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 06:56pm EST

Mikulski becoming 1st woman to head Appropriations

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski is set to become the first woman to chair the prestigious Senate Appropriations Committee, a position left open this week by the death of Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye.

Tags: Congress , Senate Appropriations Committee , Barbara Mikulski , Patrick Leahy , Daniel Inouye

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 06:24pm EST
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