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Hawaii defense report includes action plan to boost military spending

The Hawaii state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism's Defense Economy SWOT Analysis & Repor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 13th, 2021

$50M approved by U.S. House for infrastructure grants in military communities like JBSA

The military spending bill recently passed by the U.S. House includes $50 million for the Defense Communities Infrastructure Program, part of which may go toward projects at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA). The program provides grants to state and lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

Capitol Report: Elizabeth Warren calls for ‘managing’ the dollar, and a new agency, to create jobs

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is calling for the U.S. to manage the value of the dollar as part of a plan to boost American jobs, which also includes a new federal agency focused on job creation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2019

State restores boost to Medicaid in final budget agreement

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature agreed over the weekend to a $175.5 billion spending plan for fiscal 2020 that includes a $550 million increase in Medicaid funding for hospitals and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

Military Appreciation Month: Defense Spending

Of the top 10 military contractors in Hawaii, four were locally owned and operated – Manu Kai, Ocean House Builders, Hensel Phelps Construction and Y. Hata. Combined, they received contracts totaling $157 million......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

U.S. Allies Boost Defense Spending, NATO Says

U. S. military allies have increased their defense spending by 3.82% over the past year, since President Donald Trump called for more contributions, according to figures released by NATO......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 7th, 2018

Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

The Senate on Monday approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military and would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2018

Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm - Miami Herald

Miami HeraldSenate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firmMiami HeraldThe Senate on Monday approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military and would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom gia.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 18th, 2018

Trump Will Not "Make America Great Again" By Spending More on Defense, China Military Says

A Chinese military report said "the U.S. armed forces have failed to live up to Trump’s expectations" due to "scandals like ship collisions, drug abuses, and rapes.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 21st, 2018

Trump Signs Defense Bill to Boost Military, Target China

President Trump signed into law Monday a defense-spending bill that received widespread bipartisan backing for its efforts to counter Chinese aggression and support U.S. military servicemen and women......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 14th, 2018

Trump went soft on China at the last minute before signing the defense spending bill

AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump signed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday that authorizes military spending and includes watered-down controls on US governme.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2018

Japan would boost missile defenses in record military budget

Japan's Defense Ministry is seeking a record-high budget for fiscal 2019 that would more than double spending on missile defense, including purchases of costly American arsenals......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 31st, 2018

A Pentagon official is urging Taiwan to spend more on a modern military in light of China"s "increasing frequency and scale of activity"

Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images A Pentagon official is urging Taiwan to boost its defense spending in order to "modernize its military" in the face of the potential threat from Beijing. David Helvey, the US principal deputy assistant secretary of defe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2018

Republican senator distances himself from Raytheon stock buy

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee quickly unloaded newly acquired Raytheon stock following a report that the purchase was made after he urged President Donald Trump to boost defense spending by billions of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 13th, 2018

Capitol Report: Biden calls for $1,400 checks in $1.9 trillion relief plan

President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday rolls out a coronavirus relief plan with a price tag of $1.9 trillion, a sweeping measure that includes cash payments to Americans and money for distributing COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch11 hr. 59 min. ago

Senate overrides Trump veto of defense spending bill, securing nearly $60M for Wright-Patt

U.S. Congress has voted to override President Donald Trump's veto of a new defense bill that includes nearly $60 million for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. With an overwhelming 81-13 vote by the U.S. Senate on Friday, the Fiscal Year 2021 Nationa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2021

: Chip stocks buck broader market drop on report of TSMC’s capex boost

Chip stocks resisted Monday's rout in the broader market following a report that a major chip manufacturer will be boosting its capital spending in 2021 to address a new generation of products......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 4th, 2021

Capitol Report: House approves stimulus-payment hike, as Democrats try to broaden eligibility in preview of next fight

While Democrats have publicly portrayed the bill as simply carrying out President Donald Trump's desire to boost the payments to $2,000 per individual from the stimulus' $600 amount, it includes another provision that will make it more expensive......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2020

Capitol Report: Democrats try to broaden stimulus eligibility in preview of next fight

While Democrats have publicly portrayed the bill as simply carrying out President Donald Trump's desire to boost the payments to $2,000 per individual from the stimulus' $600 amount, it includes another provision that will make it more expensive......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2020

The omnibus spending bill Congress passed includes unexpected provisions like $2 billion for the Space Force, $35 million in sexual-abstinence programs, and a tax break for racehorse owners

Congress passed a $1.4 trillion spending bill and a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan on Monday following months of back-and-forth negotiati.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 22nd, 2020

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue removed from the US Capitol

The Confederate statue was removed as part of a provision in the recent defense spending bill, which will also allow for military bases to be renamed. The Robert E Lee statue that has represented Virginia in the U.S. Capitol for 111.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 21st, 2020