Congress stood up OTA in 1972 as a tech-focused watchdog to serve a complementary oversight role to the Government Accountability Office, but lawmakers in 1995 zeroed out funding for the office.
Congress, having gutted out the biggest stimulus bill ever, is busier than ever.
The House Armed Services Committee’s ranking member says previous reform efforts have told DoD to pay more attention to sustainment costs, but only for individual weapons systems.
Thirty-five members of Congress are asking DoD to extend relief to military families.
Maryland is among the states with the highest concentration of federal employees, agencies and contractors, making drafting of the emergency stimulus bill signed last Friday by President Donald Trump especially important.
Now that the shock of the stock market correction has settled in, federal retirement benefits specialist Tammy Flanagan said it imperative to calculate what your net retirement annuity income with be.
The Defense Department wants to keep its future years defense plan secret.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon’s inspector general will take the lead in trying to head off waste, fraud and abuse in the newly-passed coronavirus spending package.
At least 40% of employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs could be absent at any one time during a severe coronavirus outbreak, the agency estimated. VA’s inspector general and employee unions have also expressed concerns with staffing and supply shortages.
After nearly three years of work, the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service last week released a long list of recommendations for all three areas of service.
God created the world in six days, about how long it took Congress to craft the biggest spending bill since the big bang.
The president has signed the $2 trillion stimulus and emergency supplemental appropriations package into law. It will have implications for federal employees and their agencies, retirees and contractors.
The bill also gives more money to the National Guard for emergency deployments.
The congressionally-mandated National Commission on Military, National and Public Service offered up 124 recommendations Wednesday, which address everything from veterans preference rules to adding women to the Selective Service System.
Thousands of troops are stuck waiting until May for their next move.