Tag Archives: FY14DefenseApprops

The $1 Trillion Question | The New York Times

By Gail Collins I think you should develop a position on the Omnibus Spending Bill. That’s the appropriations thing Congress just passed. You missed it, right? You were focused on…

D.C. returns to business as usual | The Washington Post

By Dana Milbank Read the bill! It was a rallying cry of the tea party in 2010 and of Republicans bitter about a 906-page health-care law that few proponents had…

Omnibus Bill on Its Way to the President’s Desk | National Review Online

By Veronique de Rugy After being cleared in the Senate, the bipartisan and massive omnibus budget bill is heading to the White House to receive the president’s signature. The rationale…

Navy Littoral Ship Reliability in Doubt, Tester Says | Bloomberg

By Tony Capaccio The reliability of the Navy’s first three Littoral Combat Ships “has been degraded by frequent critical system failures” in early operations, the Pentagon’s chief weapons tester said….

Omnibus spending bill stuffed with Pentagon pork | WashingtonExaminer.com

BY VERONIQUE DE RUGY Celebrated as a bipartisan victory, the omnibus bill Congress approved Thursday is yet another example of lawmakers’ propensity for overspending. The massive $1.1 trillion spending package…