HOPES DIM FOR SEPTEMBER NDAA VOTE IN THE SENATE
A push for a Senate vote on annual defense policy legislation this month is losing steam as the chamber's agenda quickly fills up with other legislative priorities. As the Senate enters the second of a four-week session, no timeline has been set to consider the NDAA this month, though Democratic leaders have yet to take the possibility completely off the table. Senate Armed Services Chair Jack Reed (D-R.I.), meanwhile, continues to press for a debate sometime this month.
NEW TOOLKIT RELEASED The Center for New American Security has released a Toolkit for a New American Industrial Policy. Click here for information.
DoD RELEASES UPDATED GUIDANCE ON MANAGING THE EFFECTS OF INFLATION WITH EXISTING CONTRACTS
The Department of Defense (DoD) issued updated guidance for Contracting Officers regarding approaches for addressing inflation under existing firm-fixed-price contracts. Click here for more.