House Panel Boosts Funding for DoD Biometric Database
- House Panels Boosts Funding For DoD Biometric Database. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;6/17/2011, Vol. 250 Issue 56, p2
The article reports that the U.S. House Appropriations Committee has decided to transfer 26 million dollars from the account of the U.S. Department of Defense to the Army's Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS). It is mentioned that biometric databases are used to share data within...
- The cardinals claim they're being cut out. Bolton, Alexander; Soraghan, Mike // Hill;3/12/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p1
The article reports that senior Democrat members of the House Appropriations Committee are complaining about their alleged exclusion from Speaker Nancy Pelosi's moratorium discussions on earmarks in the U.S.
- Earmark scofflaws likely to get pass. // Hill;4/23/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 45, p10
The article reports on the move of the House Appropriations Committee to issue passes for members who are seeking earmarks to post an active link on their congressional websites in the U.S.
- Army Secretary: Significant Challenge To Do Better On Modernization. Roosevelt, Ann // Defense Daily;4/1/2010, Vol. 246 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the response of Army Secretary John McHugh on the inquiries of the House Appropriations Committee about the Army's Brigade Combat Team (BCT) Modernization plan in the U.S. McHugh believes that the Army is challenged to do better in its modernization efforts. He adds that...
- HAC-D Mark Recommends $1.2 Billion For Eighth Stryker Brigade. DiMascio, Jen // Defense Daily;7/19/2007, Vol. 235 Issue 13, p2
The article announces that the U.S. House Appropriations defense subcommittee approved a recommendation to provide the U.S. Army with $1.2 billion to purchase an eighth Stryker brigade. The mark does not specify whether the Strykers, made by General Dynamics, should be used by the active duty...
- Jeff Flake Continues His Earmark Battle. Andersen, Ericka // Human Events;4/7/2008, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p11
The article reports on Representative Jeff Flake of Arizona, leading an effort to control earmarks and pork-barrel spending. It states that Flake re-focused his efforts on earmark reform in many different budget issues after losing a run for a seat on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee in...
- Cardinals say earmarks ban is not forever. Wasson, Erik // Hill;1/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p1
The article reports on the views of the three Republican Party subpanel chairmen on the House Appropriations Committee that earmark ban is temporary and lawmakers should keep the right to direct spending to their districts in the U.S.
- honey, i got the earmark. Grim, Ryan // Mother Jones;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p26
The article profiles U.S. Congressman Mike Turner, who is seeking a seat on the House Appropriations Committee. Turner has declared himself to be a pork buster, sponsoring legislation that would put a moratorium on federal earmarks, which are back door funding requests made by House and Senate...
- Action on Education Bill Seen in Renewed Budget Process. Miller, Julie A. // Education Week;6/20/1990, Vol. 9 Issue 39, p21
The article reports on the scheduled budget resolution process of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to work on 13 spending bills that includes bill for education. On June 7, 1990, the appropriations committee start working on the spending bills for fiscal 1991. As education programs need...