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  1. In the Wake of ICSR, US Army to Reform Weapons Procurement Process

    Thefirearmblog.com - Lifestyle 10.07 / 19:00 thefirearmblog.com
    US Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley has released a letter outlining a major reform and restructuring effort for US Army weapons development, testing, and procurement. In the letter, CSA General Milley spoke of the need for a new procurement command structure: Today, our Army is not institutionally organized to deliver modern, critical capabilities […] Read More … The post In the Wake of ICSR, US Army to Reform Weapons Procurement Process appeared first on The Firearm…
  2. ICYMI: AFP’s Brent Gardner Discusses Grassroots Policy Wins in New Tax Reform Framework

    Last week, AFP Chief Government Affairs Officer Brent Gardner took to Facebook to share his analysis on the tax reform framework released by the White House. His first takeaway: We’ve been calling from the beginning for Congress to go bold and to find ways to have truly meaningful tax reform that’s going to affect not only American families, but American companies. [Tax reform will] ultimately make them more competitive and give us a chance to unlock, unleash, and unrig this economy. …
  3. News24.com | Protests demanding electoral reforms persist in Kenya

    News24.com - Africa 10.07 / 05:20 www.news24.com
    Supporters of Kenya's opposition have held demonstrations in the capital and other strongholds to demand the exit of several electoral officials before a rerun presidential vote later this…
  4. West Virginia, Ohio reps largely back budget bill, tax reforms

    Wvpress.org - West Virginia (WV) 10.07 / 05:16 wvpress.org
    By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel WASHINGTON, D.C. — A 2018 budget resolution that sets up tax reforms for the president was adopted Thursday in the House of Representatives with two of the three Republicans from West Virginia voting in favor. The Building a Better America budget resolution (H. Con. Res. 71) passed […] The post West Virginia, Ohio reps largely back budget bill, tax reforms appeared first on West Virginia Press A…
  5. Henry Cisneros and Michael Chertoff: Protect Dreamers, Pass Reform

    Bipartisanpolicy.org - Immigration 10.07 / 04:30 bipartisanpolicy.org
    As co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force, we think the following provisions must be included in any final bipartisan deal.Read…
  6. Logos 7 Under $200, Reformation Resources & Other Bargains

    Blog.logos.com - Religion 10.07 / 04:29 blog.logos.com
    Here’s this week’s roundup of freebies, deals, and more from Faithlife. Logos 7 under $200 for the first time If you’ve ever wanted to get Logos but have been waiting for the best possible deal, the time is now. Through October 11, first-time base package purchasers can get Logos 7 Starter for under $200. This is […] The post Logos 7 Under $200, Reformation Resources & Other Bargains appeared first on LogosT…
  7. Reform Should Focus on Workforce Alignment, Not On Staffing Cuts

    Govexec.com - U.S. 10.07 / 04:27 govexec.com
    While reductions may be an outcome, they shouldn’t be the sole f…
  8. Meet the Senators Who Could Stand in the Way of Tax Reform

    AFP has been a leading voice on tax reform this year. Our activists have consistently advocated for tax reform that embraces five simple principles to make our tax system simple, fair and efficient.  And all that work at the grassroots level is paying off! Last week, the White House released a tax reform framework that lays the foundation for bold, pro-growth changes to the tax code that will help the hard-working Americans who need it most. Enacting comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform h…
  9. AFP Launches Multimillion-Dollar Ad Buy Urging McCaskill, Baldwin and Donnelly to Support Tax Reform

    Grassroots group supports unified framework – urges passage this year Arlington, Va. –  Today, Americans for Prosperity announced a $4.5 million ad buy highlighting the need for lawmakers to unify around the tax reform framework released recently by the “Big 6.” The ads, which will air on cable and local networks over the next three weeks, call on Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) to join with lawmakers working to advance tax reform that simplifi…
  10. ICYMI: AFP Urging McCaskill, Baldwin and Donnelly to Support Tax Reform

    This week, Americans for Prosperity began a new chapter in the group’s ongoing multimillion-dollar effort to advance tax reform with a $4.5 million ad buy highlighting the need for lawmakers to unify around the tax reform framework recently released by the Trump administration and leaders in Congress. The ads, which will air on cable and local networks over the next three weeks, call on Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) to join with lawmakers wo…
  11. What’s Good and What’s Missing in the 702 FISA Reform Bill

    Rinf.com - U.S. 10.07 / 01:42 rinf.com
    My colleague Pat Eddington has already taken a first pass at the newly unveiled legislation aimed at reforming Section 702, the controversial foreign intelligence surveillance authority that empowers warrantless surveillance of foreigners outside the United States. While Pat focused primarily on the defects of the bill, I’d like to start by briefly surveying what I […
  12. Why Pension Reform Is Hard for Politicians

    Mackinac.org - Michigan (MI) 10.06 / 21:28 mackinac.org
    No consequences to kicking the can down the road…
  13. Conservative Group Runs Ads To Pressure Donnelly On Tax Reform

    Wbaa.org - Government 10.06 / 20:21 wbaa.org
    A fiscal conservative group will spend more than a million dollars on an advertising campaign to target Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) on tax reform. Americans for Prosperity will launch ads in three states – Indiana, Missouri, and Wisconsin – to put pressure on Democratic senators to back the GOP tax reform effort in Congress. The 30-second ad, which starts running Friday, emphasizes the need for tax cuts. “Don’t let Senator Donnelly stand in the way of a simple, fair tax system,” the ad says…
  14. Who killed criminal justice reform? The final blows

    Wyofile.com - Wyoming (WY) 10.06 / 17:18 wyofile.com
    Part 2 of a WyoFile investigation into the legislative death of popular efforts to reform Wyoming’s criminal justice system The post Who killed criminal justice reform? The final blows appeared first on W…
  15. FSB Discusses 2018 Workplan And Next Steps On Evaluations Of Effects Of Reforms

    Mondovisione.com - Media 10.06 / 17:14 mondovisione.com
    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) Plenary met in Berlin today. FSB’s workplan for 2017-18 The FSB reviewed its workplan for the remainder of 2017 and 2018. In this context, Argentina’s Plenary members briefed the meeting on the potential themes for the finance track of the Argentine G20 Presidency in 2018. The work coordinated by the FSB to agree the international post-crisis policy reform agenda is nearly complete. Nevertheless, in cases, important policies have yet to be…
  16. In spite of Jeff Sessions, criminal justice reform still moving forward

    Thecannabist.co - U.S. 10.06 / 16:54 thecannabist.co
    Op-ed: A bipartisan groups of lawmakers at the federal and state level want rational crime policies that don’t waste money or discard redeemable l…
  17. Warning signs emerge in GOP's tax reform push

    Thehill.com - Finance 10.06 / 16:32 thehill.com
    The GOP’s push for tax reform legislation is showing some early signs of trouble.With Republicans pivoting to their second big agenda item, leadership is facing a familiar dynamic: Divisions among members, competing demands and no room for e…
  18. Could Trump’s Small Business Policies Tilt the Electoral Map? It Depends on Tax Reform

    Natmonitor.com - Business 10.06 / 14:27 natmonitor.com
    Entrepreneurs anxious to add jobs and spur economic growth are cheered by the president's new tax and regulatory…
  19. America needed serious heath care reform, and these GOP senators said no

    Worldtribune.com - Lifestyle 10.06 / 11:31 worldtribune.com
    Special to WorldTribune.com By Star Parker With Maine Sen. Susan Collins announcing her opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill to reform Obamacare, she has slammed the door on this latest Republican effort to address our health care crisis. I’m just able to muster up one word to capture my sense of Senator Collins: Irresponsible. Collins expressed…
  20. Senator Collins killed reforms to ObamaCare

    Themainewire.com - Maine (ME) 10.06 / 11:08 themainewire.com
    Maine’s senior senator in Washington, D.C. single-handedly killed the chance to reform ObamaCare and provide hard-working Mainers with affordable and effective health insurance. Senator Susan Collins claimed the latest efforts to reform ObamaCare in the Graham-Cassidy bill would cut Medicaid for our most vulnerable citizens. She said it would hurt people with pre-existing conditions. She […