May 2009

Date Title
5/13/09 HOUSE APPROVES WASTE TKO ACT Skelton-McHugh Bill Reforms Weapons Acquisition Process
5/13/09 Skelton Floor Statement on H.R. 2101, the WASTE TKO Act
5/7/09 Opening Statement of Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) Mark-up of H.R. 2101, the WASTE TKO Act
5/7/09 Skelton Statement on FY10 Defense Budget Proposal

April 2009

Date Title
4/28/09 Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on NDAA Acquisition Workforce Provisions
4/23/09 SKELTON, MCHUGH Introduce Weapons Acquisition Reform Legislation
4/22/09 Skelton Statement on H. Res. 339, Praising the Actions of Captain Phillips, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Navy SEALs
4/15/09 SKELTON URGES PRESIDENT TO FIGHT PIRACY BY DENYING SAFE HAVEN IN SOMALIA
4/13/09 SKELTON PRAISES RESCUE OF CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, CALLS FOR INTERNATIONAL ACTION TO END PIRATE THREAT
4/8/09 SKELTON SAYS RECENT HIJACKING HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR INCREASED INTERNATIONAL EFFORT AGAINST PIRACY
4/6/09 SKELTON STATEMENT ON DEFENSE BUDGET PROPOSALS
4/5/09 SKELTON, TAUSCHER Statement on North Korea Missile Launch
4/2/09 SKELTON SAYS BUDGET RESOLUTION SUPPORTS DEFENSE
4/1/09 SKELTON Commends President for Working Towards Nuclear Reduction
4/1/09 Skelton Statement on U.S.-China Military-to-Military Relations and Security Cooperation
4/1/09 HOUSE PASSES TOWNS-SKELTON BILL TO REDUCE “WIDOW’S TAX” FOR SURVIVING MILITARY SPOUSES
4/1/09 Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FY08 NDAA Battlefield Contracting Provision

March 2009

Date Title
3/27/09 Skelton Statement on President’s Strategy For Afghanistan and Pakistan
3/27/09 SKELTON, ORTIZ Call for Halt to All DOD A-76 Competitions
3/27/09 Skelton Meets With President Calderon of Mexico And Supports Counter-Drug Fight
3/25/09 Skelton Statement on Annual Report to Congress on China’s Military Power
3/19/09 Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee Hears Recommendations for National Security Reform
3/18/09 Skelton Praises DOD Announcement to End Stop Loss
3/18/09 Panel on Defense Acquisition Reform Releases Organizational Plan
3/18/09 Skelton on Nomination of Admiral James Stavridis to U.S. European Command