Multiple sources in and out of government confirmed to Federal News Radio that DoD told the House and Senate Armed Services committees that it expects to release a third draft solicitation of the JEDI contract this week.
The prospect of a higher cap on Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIPs), again, failed to make it through in the annual defense authorization bill.
In today's Federal Newscast, the House and Senate could not agree on a provision in the 2019 defense authorization bill calling for $40,000 Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments for federal employees.
Things are moving fast as summer rolls on and mid-term elections near.
John Gibson, Defense Department chief management officer, says only back office services will be combined in commissaries and exchanges.
Senate's NDAA says DoD has failed to deliver on a military health reorganization Congress ordered two years ago, and mandates more specific reforms.
The Senate's Defense policy bill claims DoD has dragged its feet on previously-ordered management reforms that would create cross-functional teams to solve business challenges.
The Senate's NDAA orders SOCOM to transfer dozens of personnel to the Pentagon office in charge of overseeing it. In the 2017 NDAA, Congress reorganized the chain of command for special operations.
The president and CEO of the Professional Services Council said Congress will need to pass additional legislation to appropriate funding.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council creates a new rule to enforce the Homeland Security Department's ban on Kaspersky Lab, a Russian cybersecurity company
Based on recommendations from the Section 809 Panel, the House has proposed the first major reforms in 25 years to DoD's buying of commercial items. But the Senate wants more study.
A specific population of federal employees, including those new hires and retiring senior executives who relocated for their jobs in 2018, are still seeing unintended consequences of the new tax act.
Senate NDAA, House appropriations bill each would impose new preconditions on the Pentagon's controversial Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure
Congress once again is considering higher Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIPs) for civilian federal employees.