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Budget Control Act of 2011

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  • Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington | Hampton Roads Recon

    Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington |<span style=color:#ff0000><b> Hampton Roads Recon</b></span>
    The Navy is "making every effort" to rebudget funds to refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a top Navy official told a congressional panel Thursday. The comments from Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley brought an endorsement...
  • More Americans are aging in place. Can towns and cities adapt?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The graying of the American homeowner is upon us. The question is: Will communities be ready for the challenges that come with that? The number of households headed by someone age 70 or older will surge by 42 percent from 2015 to...
  • Carrier overhauls are big for small businesses

    Carrier overhauls are big for small businesses
    When Navy leaders warn members of Congress about the "erosion of the industrial base," they're concerned about men like Mickey Boyer of Newport News and Ray Wittersheim of Chesapeake. Both men run companies that have worked on the refueling and...
  • Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding

    Navy official: Refueling of carrier Washington proceeding
    The Navy is in the process of restoring funds to refuel and overhaul the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a critical job for Newport News Shipbuilding, a source confirmed Tuesday. The funds could be awarded to the shipyard within weeks, said a...
  • Warner, Kaine, hail report that Washington carrier may be refueled

    Virginia Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine hailed a report in Defense News Tuesday that the Navy might soon award a contract to refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The story cited Navy sources that said a $182 million contract could be...
  • No: Two wings of the GOP share common beliefs

    As most were writing off the tea-party candidates as also-rans, recent results in Virginia, Mississippi, Texas and Nebraska show they're not gone by a long shot. The stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the inability of long-time Sen....
  • GOP puts its tea party 'civil war' behind it

    GOP puts its tea party 'civil war' behind it
    Sen. Mitch McConnell's easy victory over his tea party opponent in Kentucky's Republican primary Tuesday presents a tidy storyline: the establishment strikes back. In the primary season so far, McConnell and fellow GOP incumbents have successfully out-...
  • Modest private sector growth, less uncertainty to help Hampton Roads economy this year

    Modest private sector growth, less uncertainty to help Hampton Roads economy this year
    When it comes to economic uncertainty, 2013 was the worst year for Hampton Roads, the director of Old Dominion University's economic forecasting team said after a Wednesday presentation in Newport News. This year should be better for both business and...
  • Fitch takes U.S. credit rating off downgrade watch after debt deal

    WASHINGTON -- Fitch Ratings on Friday upgraded its outlook for the U.S. AAA credit rating, removing the nation from a downgrade watch after politicians put off another debt limit battle until next year. The company, one of three major credit rating...
  • Departing Obama economic advisor remains optimistic about recovery

    Departing Obama economic advisor remains optimistic about recovery
    WASHINGTON -- Despite recent disappointing job growth, departing White House economic advisor Gene Sperling said Tuesday he remained hopeful the recovery is strengthening. “I still think there is reason for optimism, though there’s...
  • Lockheed profit surges 23%, beats estimates

    Lockheed Martin Corp., the U.S. government's top contractor, said its first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, topping analysts' estimates even as federal budget cuts sapped sales. Net income from continuing operations rose to $933 million, or $2.87 a...
  • Paul Ryan budget cuts deeply -- but will it balance as promised?

    Paul Ryan budget cuts deeply -- but will it balance as promised?
    WASHINGTON -- The austere Republican budget proposal from Rep. Paul D. Ryan would slash federal spending to pre-Eisenhower levels, but the "turbo cuts" on every aspect of government -- except the military -- are still not enough to reach his promise of...