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One of the most consequential bills on the House of Representatives calendar each year, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), got a thorough hearing over three days last week before ultimately passing 344-81 on Friday.
Another local congressman is trying another approach to convince his colleagues to give some federal employees more money in fiscal 2018.
Members of the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia congressional delegations are pushing back on the latest attempts to add longer flights from Reagan National Airport that could prove convenient for members of Congress from Texas.
After months of lobbying by Maryland and local officials to be the new consolidated home of the FBI, the federal government is putting the kibosh on the project.
The federal government is canceling the decade-long project.
The 2018 House defense authorization bill made it out of committee and that means all 435 members of the House get a crack at the bill when it gets to the floor.
Representatives already submitted their amendments to the House Rules Committee for the bill and Federal News Radio compiled a list of the amendments you should watch when they get to the floor.
Summer semesters are often quiet in the ROTC offices at Bowie State University. The unit’s cadets are away, training in places from Kentucky to Tanzania. Those who graduated are launching their military careers.
Prince George’s County’s journey to bring in the FBI headquarters just hit another roadblock, as a House of Representatives committee voted to cut funding for the project.
A House panel Thursday approved stripping money from the proposed new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, an ominous sign for a project that is already facing challenges under the Trump administration.
Over in the House, Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.-4) said he was “very disappointed” in Trump’s decision. He argued that withdrawing will weaken America’s economy because other nations will have the opportunity to take the lead in green technology and infrastructure jobs.
U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown has a morale-boosting suggestion for Republicans depressed about the way they are treated in Annapolis: They can go to Capitol Hill and talk to Democrats about their treatment in a GOP-dominated Congress.