Legislative Links & Press Releases

U.S. Coast Guard:
Congress is asking the Coast Guard to serve during a Department of Homeland Security shutdown, but will not pay them — thereby jeopardizing morale and creating undue hardships for Coast Guard families. Tell Congress to give DHS a real appropriations bill now.

Press Releases

Navy League:  Jones Act Amendment Will Gut U.S. Shipbuilding Industry (.pdf)

Legislative Links

Check the status of Active Legislation - Click here.

Navy League's 2013-2014 Maritime Policy Statement - Click here.

Better Know Your Congress - For a list of sea service veterans serving in Congress - Click here.

Other Legislative News Sources

www.seapowermagazine.org - SEAPOWER magazine and its Almanac issue are official publications of the Navy League of the United States, an international organization founded in 1902 to support the U.S. sea services.

www.thehill.com - The Hill is a congressional newspaper that publishes daily when Congress is in session, with a special focus on business and lobbying, political campaigns and goings on on Capitol Hill.

www.politico.com - Politico covers political news with a focus on national politics, Congress, Capitol Hill, the 2012 presidential race, lobbying, advocacy, and more. Politico’s in-depth coverage includes video features, regular blogs, photo galleries, cartoons, and political forums.

www.rollcall.com - Roll Call Newspaper Online - Covering Capitol Hill since 1955

Hearing Summaries: (.doc files)

July 10 - House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Cruiser and Destroyer Modernization and Large Surface Combatant Force Structure Assessment
July 16 - House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Unmanned Carrier- Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) Requirements Assessment
July 23 - House Transportation Committee Hearing on Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic
July 25 - House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Amphibious Fleet Requirements

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