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Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Bipartisan legislators support F-35 Fighter program

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Caucus announced this week strong bipartisan support for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. Lawmakers have initiated an appropriations and authorization request for the program in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, emphasizing the need to maintain course towards full-rate... Read More »

Three BARDA scientists recognized for Ebola contributions

Three Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) scientists have been selected as finalists for the Service to America Medals during Public Service Recognition Week this year, the group announced Monday. David Boucher, Ph.D.; Dan Wolfe, Ph.D.; and John Lee, Ph.D., who... Read More »

Raytheon secures airport security screening agreement

Raytheon Intelligence & Space has secured a five-year, $318 million Transportation Security Administration (TSA) contract to expand checked baggage screening equipment deployment at federally managed airports. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies and previously... Read More »

Bill bolsters first responder injury, death benefits

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) recently reintroduced a measure they said would enhance benefits for first responders injured or killed in the line of duty and their families. The Protecting America’s First Responders Act of 2021 would improve the Department of... Read More »

Rep. Katko to steer American Security Task Force

Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said Rep. John Katko (R-NY), ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, has been chosen to lead the American Security Task Force. “Bolstering our nation’s security is an integral part of Republicans’ legislative plan for when we win... Read More »