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Congress’ newest subcommittee is focusing on cyber troops and JEDI

The first-ever chairman of the Cyber, Innovative Technologies and Information Systems Subcommittee, Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), said the panel will pursue…

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House Democrats seek expansion of paid leave program for federal employees

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An NDAA veto could threaten special pay for troops, lawmakers say they won’t let that happen

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Focus on military families, defense strategy changes likely coming under Biden administration

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DoD wants more stimulus money for contractors, lawmaker interest is low

says it could use another $10 billion to deal with the fallout of coronavirus and keep its industrial base companies afloat.

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House may tackle legislation to end ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ budgeting in DoD

Proposal would let DoD roll over half its unspent funds into the next fiscal year, but procedural quirks are blocking the legislation for now.

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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei says its 2019 sales rose 19.1% over a year earlier despite U.S. sanctions that hampered its smartphone and network equipment businesses. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

Time nears for federal contractors to dump Chinese companies

In today’s Federal Newscast, contractors need to meet a provision in the 2019 Defense authorization bill to not use equipment from Huawei and ZTE.

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