19 January 2017

2017…the year of the rooster, Trump and flying cars

Trump secures 3% uplift for defence, half of what he requested

The Republicans and Democrats reached a compromise over the weekend to avoid a government shut down in the US. They have agreed at $1.6trn omnibus spending bill for 2017, with $593bn for defence. The US is currently in Continuing Resolution (CR) which as Ultra Electronics noted last week has led to lower levels of government spending in the first half of 2017. The House is expected to vote on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 today, followed by the Senate on Friday, putting it on track for enactment before Friday’s midnight budget deadline.

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27 October 2016

Consolidation in the Cyber market

Trump secures 3% uplift for defence, half of what he requested

The Republicans and Democrats reached a compromise over the weekend to avoid a government shut down in the US. They have agreed at $1.6trn omnibus spending bill for 2017, with $593bn for defence. The US is currently in Continuing Resolution (CR) which as Ultra Electronics noted last week has led to lower levels of government spending in the first half of 2017. The House is expected to vote on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 today, followed by the Senate on Friday, putting it on track for enactment before Friday’s midnight budget deadline.

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21 April 2017

The MOD is open for business again

Trump secures 3% uplift for defence, half of what he requested

The Republicans and Democrats reached a compromise over the weekend to avoid a government shut down in the US. They have agreed at $1.6trn omnibus spending bill for 2017, with $593bn for defence. The US is currently in Continuing Resolution (CR) which as Ultra Electronics noted last week has led to lower levels of government spending in the first half of 2017. The House is expected to vote on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 today, followed by the Senate on Friday, putting it on track for enactment before Friday’s midnight budget deadline.

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27 July 2016

The summer of hate

Trump secures 3% uplift for defence, half of what he requested

The Republicans and Democrats reached a compromise over the weekend to avoid a government shut down in the US. They have agreed at $1.6trn omnibus spending bill for 2017, with $593bn for defence. The US is currently in Continuing Resolution (CR) which as Ultra Electronics noted last week has led to lower levels of government spending in the first half of 2017. The House is expected to vote on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 today, followed by the Senate on Friday, putting it on track for enactment before Friday’s midnight budget deadline.

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3 May 2017

US strikes budget deal to end six month long Continuing Resolution

Trump secures 3% uplift for defence, half of what he requested

The Republicans and Democrats reached a compromise over the weekend to avoid a government shut down in the US. They have agreed at $1.6trn omnibus spending bill for 2017, with $593bn for defence. The US is currently in Continuing Resolution (CR) which as Ultra Electronics noted last week has led to lower levels of government spending in the first half of 2017. The House is expected to vote on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 today, followed by the Senate on Friday, putting it on track for enactment before Friday’s midnight budget deadline.

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