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Political Report: 4/18/16

Main Story – House Armed Services starts work on National Defense Authorization Act By Matt Vallone, Senior Analysis Manager The House Armed Services will kick off debate on this year’s National Defense Authorization Act  (NDAA) this week with subcommittees marking up their sections of the bill. This year’s NDAA will contain reforms to DoD that …

Political Report: 4/11/16

Appropriators Move Ahead Without a Budget By Matt Vallone, Senior Analysis Manager Both the House of Representatives and the Senate are back in action this week, but neither chamber appears to have any clear path forward on a budget resolution. Instead, appropriators appear to be moving forward with individual bills marked-up to the level of …

Political Report: 4/4/16

Main Story – Senate Returns from Spring Break with a Light Week By Matt Vallone, Senior Analysis Manager The House is still out of session but the Senate is back to resume work with a fairly light floor schedule. First the Senate will take up legislation regarding intellectual property and the protection of trade secrets. …

Political Report: 3/21/16

Failure to Move on Budget Resolution Makes September Continuing Resolution Likely By Matt Vallone, Senior Analysis Manager The Senate is out of session this week for their spring break and the House is scheduled to join them on Wednesday with neither chamber having yet approved a budget resolution for FY 2017.  Instead, the House will …

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