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Steve Knight Named To House Armed Services Committee

Congressman-elect Steve Knight, R-Santa Clarita, was named Tuesday to the House Armed Services Committee, according to congressional officials

Congressman-elect Steve Knight, R-Santa Clarita, was named Tuesday to the House Armed Services Committee, according to congressional officials. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “I am truly honored to be a part of this committee,” Knight stated on his Facebook page. “As I promised, I will do all I can to keep (California) ...

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Buck McKeon Makes Appointment To New Military Rape Review Panel

Buck McKeon Makes Appointment To New Military Rape Review Panel

Buck McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) has officially announced  his nomination today of Holly O’Grady Cook to the independent panel tasked with reviewing and assessing the military’s investigation, prosecution and adjudication of sexual assault cases. The panel, established by the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, will convene its first meeting no later than July 1. It is a federal advisory committee that ...

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Armed Services Committee Releases Stats On Sequester Cuts

Armed Services Committee Releases Stats On Sequester Cuts

Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of The House Armed Services Committee, has provided congress with a copy of the Department of Defense projection on the impact of potential furloughs that would take effect for civilian DOD employees if the automatic spending cuts known as “sequestration” begin next month. In California alone, the budget cuts could lead to as many ...

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Buck McKeon Takes Stand On Department Of Defense Furloughs

Buck McKeon Takes Stand On Department Of Defense Furloughs

The Department of Defense today officially informed Congress of its intent to impose furloughs on the Department of Defense’s entire civilian workforce as it copes with the automatic spending cuts known as “sequestration.” The furlough program will go forward if sequestration is not avoided. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee made the following ...

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Civic Leaders To Tour Local Defense Contractor

Civic Leaders To Tour Local Defense Contractor

U.S. Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon and other civic leaders will be speaking to the press following a jobs tour of Aerowire Technical Service in Lancaster next Friday. The tour is being hosted by the L.A. Jobs Defense Counsel, a coalition of business, labor, education, nonprofit, and civic leaders dedicated to protecting Southern California’s economy from the destructive impacts of defense ...

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McKeon Opposes Hagel Pick To Head Pentagon

McKeon Opposes Hagel Pick To Head Pentagon

U.S. Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon of Santa Clarita has come out against the confirmation of former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel to become the next Secretary of Defense. McKeon, the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, released a statement Thursday saying he does not believe that Hagel is the right man for the job. “When President Obama nominated Senator Hagel ...

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