House Passes NDAA; Senate Expected to Follow

House Passes NDAA; Senate Expected to Follow

The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act Wednesday evening, sending the bill to the Senate, where it is also expected to pass. The White House has said President Trump plans to sign it into law. Read On Base’s analysis of what is – and is not – in the...
Lowey: Approps Deal Possible on Thursday

Lowey: Approps Deal Possible on Thursday

House Appropriations Committee Chair Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that there may be a deal on spending bills by “the end of the day” Thursday, CQ reported Wednesday night. Republican negotiators send Lowey another offer Wednesday, “and we’re discussing it and we...

NDAA Leaves PFAS Fight Unsettled

The National Defense Authorization Act deal bans DOD from using PFAS at installations after 2024, but the final bill does not include House-passed language requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate the chemicals. “These chemicals are endangering...