Tag Archives: Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon

WSJ l Pentagon, Industry Brace for Big Cuts

The Pentagon has told congressional leaders it will start planning this summer to make the sharp reductions in military spending set to begin in January if lawmakers don’t reach a broad deal to reduce the federal budget deficit. Several major defense contractors already have begun contingency planning, anticipating they may have to lay off employees, […]

LA Times l Lawmaker urges Northrop workers to protest military budget cuts

U.S. military budget cuts are expected to total about $487 billion over the next decade. Rep. Howard ‘Buck’ McKeon tells workers at Northrop’s plant in Palmdale ‘to stop this from happening.’ With proposed federal budget cuts threatening military contracts and employment in Southern California’s aerospace industry, about 2,000 Northrop Grumman Corp. workers were urged by […]