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Bangor Daily News - September 18, 2012, By Christopher Cousins
Brunswick, Maine -- The town of Brunswick has been deemed a foreign trade zone by the U.S. Department of Commerce Foreign-Trade Zone Board, according to members of Maine's congressional delegation.
The Citizen's Voice - September 17, 2012, By Robert Swift
Harrisburg - As a proactive move, Gov. Tom Corbett created a state commission Monday to advocate for both the long- and short-term interests of Tobyhanna Army Depot in Monroe County and other military installations across Pennsylvania.
The Washington Post - September 14, 2012, By Rosalind S. Helderman
A new White House report paints dire consequences for virtually all areas of government operations, including the military, if Congress does not act to prevent deep, across-the-board spending cuts set to go into effect Jan. 2.
U.S. Senator John McCain, Arizona - September 10, 2012
Washington, D.C. – In response to letters from U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John Cornyn (R-TX), thirteen of the nation’s largest defense contractors expressed serious concern about the potential impacts of defense sequestration on their employees and their companies, as well as America’s security.
The Hill - September 10, 2012, By Jeremy Herb
The CEOs of 13 top defense contractors told Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) that the looming threat of sequestration is already dragging on the defense industry, in what is the clearest window yet into industry thinking about the budget cuts.
Politico - September 9, 2012, By Austin Wright
Dismayed at a returning Congress still struggling to avert automatic budget cuts, defense contractors could soon alert thousands of employees their jobs are at risk.
The Spokesman-Review - September 7, 2012, By Mike Prager
Airway Heights has announced a program to build new affordable housing in an effort to clear out a neighborhood directly under the runway approach to Fairchild Air Force Base.
Government Executive - September 1, 2012, By Amanda Palleschi
Congressional resistance to the base closure and realignment process appears to have worn down Pentagon officials, at least for the moment. “I understand that now is not the time for a [new] BRAC round,” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said during an Association of Defense Communities conference in Monterey, Calif., in early August.
State of North Carolina, Office of Governor Bev Perdue - August 17, 2012
EXECUTIVE ORDER 124
PROTECTING MILITARY INSTALLATIONS BY ENSURING THE COMPATIBILITY OF STATE ACTION WITH MILITARY NEEDS
WHEREAS, North Carolina is the home of six major Department of Defense (DOD)/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) installations: Coast Guard Station, Elizabeth City; Fort Bragg; Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point; Marine Corps Air Station New River; Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune; and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base as well as other DOD/DHS activities, properties and organizations; and
DefenseNews.com - July 24, 2012, By Marcus Weisgerber
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and a diverse group of more than two-dozen CEOs continued discussions of how $500 billion in cuts to military spending would impact the defense industry and DoD and potential courses of action Congress might take to avert the reductions.
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