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Vote Alert: National Security Funding Bill Leaves Wasteful Spending Intact

by Nan Swift / /

H.R. 3219, the "Make America Secure Appropriations Act" for Fiscal Year 2018 fails to address spending crisis.


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Letters 

Coalition Supports Striking New DOD Slush Fund

by Nan Swift / /

An unaccountable - and expensive - new slush fund could be a big step backwards for the fight against wasteful spending.
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Vote Alert: Key Amendments to FY18 Defense Authorization Bill

by Nan Swift / /

Representatives have an important opportunity to rein in waste at the Pentagon through the amendment process.
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NTU Opposes NDAA That Could Spark Budget Battle

by Nan Swift / /

Representatives should oppose a Defense Authorization bill that could once again lead to higher spending.
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GAO Calls on Congress to Mothball Navy’s New Frigate Program

by Nan Swift / /

Why would the U.S. Navy want to risk taxpayer dollars to buy new ships before the design or cost estimates are finalized?
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"Skinny Budget" Short on Savings

by Nan Swift / /

The White House "skinny budget" and defense supplemental ignore opportunities for waste reduction and fail to address our long-term fiscal challenges.
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Latest Continuing Resolution Both Naughty and Nice

by Nan Swift / /

Will the new CR be good or bad? Taxpayers won't know until well into the New Year.
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Pentagon: “Spending Dollars Like It Doesn’t Matter”

by Nan Swift / /

Read why Pentagon officials went to great lengths to bury report that proposed billions in savings.
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Congress Takes Up Defense Authorization Bill

by Nan Swift / /

House and Senate conferees have reached agreement on the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act - how have taxpayers fared in this prolonged fight?
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