Budget

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2020, file photo, Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., questions witnesses during a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing on Capitol Hill Washington. Some House Republicans joined Democrats in voting to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The Republican mavericks were led Katko, who wrote the measure with Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP, File)

Lawmaker sets sights on ‘CISA 2025’ legislative proposal

Rep. John Katko (R-Ny.) wants to make CISA a $5 billion-a-year agency. He plans to spend the next year studying how to get it there.

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Pentagon says full-year CR would cut its 2022 spending by more than $20B

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For contractors, early 2022 is starting to look a bit too much like late 2021

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Pentagon’s ponderous budget process is next target for Congressional reform

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49th Public Affairs Detachment/Spc. Vincent LevelevParatroopers participate in a division run along Long Street during the All American Run on Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vincent Levelev)

Next year’s $770B defense authorization act includes a raise

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - This April 19, 2019 file photo shows a sign for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington. The Biden administration’s nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan to be confirmed for the job. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden during the Obama administration, faced repeated questions on his previous support for the Iran nuclear deal and how he would approach that issue now. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden signs $768.2 billion defense spending bill into law

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Interpreting the Biden administration’s Defense budget request

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Chuck Schumer

Congress looks to next year to take up where it’ll leave off this year

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(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

McDonough warns of ‘deleterious’ impact of full-year continuing resolution on VA operations

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DoD chief financial officers can help link ‘the boardroom to the battlespace’

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CR signed but new contracting initiatives still won’t start until spring

The latest continuing resolution will keep the government funded somehow until Feb. 18. But it means any fresh initiatives won’t have a chance to get underway…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, as Congress returns to a busy schedule and Democratic lawmakers are laboring to shoulder President Joe Biden's massive $3.5 trillion

What’s next for Congress now that they’ve kicked the budget stone down the road again

The continuing resolution for funding the government runs until February 18.

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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)The 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is lit after a ceremony on the West Front Lawn of Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. This year's tree is a white fir from the Six Rivers National Forest in California. The tradition of decorating U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree dates back to 1964. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding shutdown

The Senate has passed a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused a partisan standoff over federal vaccine mandates

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