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‘Buy American’ helps secure the U.S. supply chain [Commentary]

Jeffrey A. Green, DefenseNews In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, commentators have condemned, even ridiculed, it — and thus demonstrated a fundamental and consistent misunderstanding of the vital role a secure domestic supply chain plays in our national security. While purists assert the […]


U.S. Congress to vote on support for domestic critical materials supply lines

Greg Klein, Resource Clips With an eye to national defence, American lawmakers will decide whether their government should help develop domestic supplies of rare minerals. A Congressional bill introduced March 7, Rep. Duncan Hunter’s proposed METALS Act (Materials Essential to American Leadership and Security) would offer a number of inducements […]


Guest Commentary: Jeff Green On New Congressional REE Policy Initiative

Sandra Wirtz, American Resources  The following is a guest post by American Resources expert and J.A. Green & Company president and founder Jeffery A. Green The United States has placed itself in a very precarious situation with respect to its ability to produce and refine strategic and critical materials. Over the past […]


Defense lobbying down but Trump era predicted to bring ‘full employment’

Jermey Herb, Politico Defense industry lobbying expenditures declined last year, according to new data, but lobbyists remain bullish that a proposed military buildup will bring a new surge as companies jockey to shape policy and influence the appropriations process. Twenty of the biggest Pentagon contractors spent $108.2 million on lobbying in […]


Defense lobbyists deluged in wake of Trump victory

Ellen Mitchell, Politico Defense lobbyists are getting inundated with calls from longtime clients and new prospects eager to take advantage of a potential military buildup but also uneasy that President-elect Donald Trump will spark a trade war and jeopardize lucrative arms deals, according to multiple defense lobbyists, consultants and industry officials. […]


This Year’s Defense Authorization Legislation: What You Need to Know

On December 17, 2015 the George Washington University Law School Government Procurement Law Program hosted a moderated discussion on procurement reform measures included in the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. Jeffery A. Green, J.A. Green & Co., and Christopher R. Yukins, The George Washington University Law School, moderated […]


J.A. Green & Co. Ranked Top Defense Lobbying Firm

An analysis of Washington D.C. defense lobbying firms conducted by Bloomberg Government ranked J.A. Green & Co. as the #5 defense lobbying firm for the second quarter of 2015 and the #6 firm over the past four quarters. The analysis was conducted using information from U.S. Senate lobbying disclosure filings. […]


Drive to replace Humvee poses big test for Army

For the companies lining up to build as many as 50,000 new vehicles to replace the Army’s Humvee — the ubiquitous symbol of America’s recent ground wars — the stakes are high. For AM General, the contract award could determine if it remains the main provider of U.S. Army transport […]