Defense Secretary Proposes Budget to Senate Committee

Aircraft technology is being pared back to boost the number of service members. Secretary Lloyd Austin brought the proposed 2025 budget for the Department of Defense (DoD) before…

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IRS Exceeds Taxpayer Assistance Response Goals

Secretary Yellen seeks to maintain Congressional investment. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said this week that the agency exceeded its taxpayer response goals for the year. They attribute…

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Senators Request Report on SBA Office Space Usage

Legislators follow up on office space utilization agreement in the 2024 budget. Some members of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee requested a review of the Small…

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House Speaker Considering Foreign Aid Bills

Pressures mount for assistance to Israel and Ukraine. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson is expected to make a decision this week on how to address the foreign…

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FBI Director Voices Concern Over Potential Coordinated Attack

He discussed the Moscow concert hall attack during a House budget hearing. Federal Bureau of Investigation( FBI) Director Christopher Wray shared his concerns with the House Appropriations Committee…

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National Guard Seeks to Strengthen Fighter Fleet Amid Cutbacks

Proposed funding addresses fighter jets cut from the 2025 budget and supports operational capacity and training initiatives. The National Guard’s budgetary proposals seek to restore the Air Force’s…

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Legislators Debate Veterans’ Affairs Budget

Disagreements arise over the Toxic Exposures Fund and other reforms to benefits. Legislators in Congress recently concluded negotiations on the current fiscal year budget, but concerns arose regarding…

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Congress to Vote on Funding for Housing

Legislative negotiators came to an agreement over the weekend. The House of Representatives is facing another deadline on government funding, as a previous resolution expires this Friday. Legislators…

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President Meets With Legislative Leaders at White House

Discussions focus on emergency foreign aid and government funding. President Joe Biden convened a meeting on Tuesday with House Speaker Mike Johnson, House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, Senate…

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President’s Administration Forgives Additional $1.2 Billion in Student Loans

Cancels federal student loans for another 153,000 borrowers. The White House canceled an additional $1.2 billion in student loan debt this week, the cumulative debt of nearly 153,000…

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