Category Archives: Legislative

Bipartisan Groups Urge House to Pass Smart Amendments on Pentagon Spending | POGO Blog

Dear Representative: We, the leaders of our undersigned organizations may not agree on many things, but we all agree on this: The time has come to reduce wasteful and ineffective…

Fiscal Conservatives Urge Open Rule for Defense Spending Bill | Taxpayers for Common Sense

Dear Speaker Boehner, We understand that the House of Representatives may consider H.R. 2397, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 this week. In a July 11, 2013 letter, Rules…

Consensus on defense reforms | AEI

DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE LETTER Dear Secretary Hagel, Chairman Levin, Ranking Member Inhofe, Chairman McKeon, Ranking Member Smith, Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Cochran, Chairman Young, and Ranking Member Visclosky:…

Rep. Coffman to Appropriators: Cut Pentagon Pork | POGO Blog

By: Ben Freeman, Ph. D. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) continues to be one of the few on a short but growing list of lawmakers from both parties leading the way…

Groups Want Pentagon Cuts | CQ WEEKLY – VANTAGE POINT

By Shawn Zeller, CQ Staff House Republicans made clear last year that they want to shift the burden of the sequester from the Defense Department to domestic programs and entitlements…