On May 14, the Senate Armed Services Committee voted 22-4 to report the National Defense Authorization bill authorizing $611.9 billion in defense spending.
Hot off the presses, in tandem with its new website, Council for a Livable World has the released its Legislative Scorecards for the 113th Congress (2013-14).
All members of Congress were scored based on their action (or inaction) on various letters, votes and co-sponsorships related to our mission. Two letters and 23 votes were scored for the House, and seven letters, one co-sponsorship, and five votes were scored for the Senate.
Senate Armed Services Committee Democrats REED, Jack (D-RI) – ranking NELSON, Bill (D-FL) McCASKILL, Claire (D-MO) MANCHIN III, Joe (D-CO) SHAHEEN, Jeanne (D-NH) GILLIBRAND, Kirsten E. (D-NY) BLUMENTHAL, Richard (D-CT) DONNELLY, Joe (D-IN) HIRONO, Mazie K. (D-HI) KAINE, Tim (D-VA) KING, Jr., Angus S. (I-ME) HEINRICH, Martin (D-NM) Republicans McCAIN, John (R-AZ) – chairman INHOFE, […]
List of key amendments on the House NDAA.
In this letter to Congress, 18 organizations urge Congress to curb wasteful Pentagon spending contained in the FY 2016 NDAA.