Newsletter for Congressional Staff

SUBSCRIBE

Back Issues

Some links on this page lead to content in the Portable Document Format (PDF) and may require you to install PDF software. Get software

The National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing sends the GPS Tracker newsletter to Capitol Hill staff and other interested parties on a periodic basis. Learn about the office

July 21, 2014

Thumbnail
READ PDF (455 KB)
  • Defense Spending Measure on Track for GPS Budget Increase Compared to FY 2015 Request
  • House Appropriators Forego Bill Language on LightSquared–GPS Interference Issue
  • Supreme Court Cites Location Privacy in Decision on Warrantless Cell Phone Search
  • Senator Durbin Highlights GPS at Defense Hearing

arrowReturn to top of page

June 30, 2014

Thumbnail
READ PDF (407 KB)
  • House Adopts THUD Amendment Barring Federal Mandates for GPS Vehicle Tracking
  • Defense Appropriations Bill Clears House with GPS Funding Increase
  • FCC Plans to Fine Foreign Manufacturer $34.9M for Jammer Marketing
  • FCC Hosts Workshop on GPS Protection and Receiver Performance

arrowReturn to top of page

June 17, 2014

Thumbnail
READ PDF (422 KB)
  • USAF GPS Budget Increased by House Appropriators, Fully Supported by Authorizers
  • Civil GPS Funding Eliminated by House, Reduced by Senate Appropriators
  • Congress Directs DOD, GAO to Submit Multiple Reports Related to GPS

arrowReturn to top of page

May 5, 2014

Thumbnail
READ PDF (485 KB)
  • Air Force Adds Navigation Data to Modernized Civil GPS Signals
  • Air Force Orders Production of Two Additional GPS III Satellites
  • House Passes Bill Containing Language that Promotes Potential GPS Backup System
  • Senator Franken Reintroduces Legislation to Protect Personal Location Information
  • New Legislative Liaison Joins GPS Coordination Office

arrowReturn to top of page

March 2014

Thumbnail
READ PDF (193 KB)
  • Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Includes Over $1 Billion for GPS Program
  • Air Force Launches Fifth GPS IIF Satellite Into Orbit
  • Coast Guard Bill Suggests Pursuing Enhanced LORAN as GPS Backup

arrowReturn to top of page

January 2014

Thumbnail
READ PDF (188 KB)
  • FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Package Cuts GPS Program Funding
  • Omnibus Includes Provision on LightSquared Interference Issue
  • Congress Finalizes FY 2014 NDAA Recommending Full Funding for GPS

arrowReturn to top of page

Actions: