Category Archives: Legislative

Before Defense Bill Goes to House Floor, Intense Lobbying to Reform, Reduce Pentagon Spending

Diverse Coalitions Target Pentagon Budget Topline, F-35, Pentagon Audit, Military Bases, Extra Ships In advance of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) being considered on the House floor this week,…

Bipartisan Letter to Congress: Oppose Pentagon Spending Increases

Dear Representative,   As organizations representing Americans across the political spectrum, we are writing to voice our strong opposition to attempts by Members of Congress to increase the Pentagon’s fiscal…

Press Release: Congress uses trickery to exceed budget caps in Defense Authorization Act.

Subject: Congress uses trickery to exceed budget caps in Defense Authorization Act. For Immediate Release Date: December 1, 2016 Today, a coalition of twenty left-right groups sent a letter to every Member…

Thirty-Eight Think Tank Experts Urge Defense Reform | CSBA

Dear Secretary Carter, Chairman McCain, Ranking Member Reed, Chairman Thornberry, Ranking Member Smith, Chairman Cochran, Ranking Member Durbin, Chairman Frelinghuysen, and Ranking Member Visclosky: In 2013, a bipartisan group of…

Briefing Congress on a Bloated Budget | Nukes of Hazard Blog

Last week, the president unveiled the largest defense base budget request in the history of the Pentagon, blowing right past the sequestration caps. This can only mean one thing: tough…