Congress

Army cutting empty posts in major force structure transformation

The Army will shrink the size of its force by fiscal 2029 as it transitions from counterterrorism missions to large-scale combat operations.

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(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alphonso Grant)An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 34th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron departs after conducting an aerial refueling.

Air Force will lose $13 billion in buying power if Congress doesn’t pass 2024 budget

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FILE - People walk outside the U.S Capitol building in Washington, June 9, 2022. The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for seniors in the Medicare program. A new corporate minimum tax to ensure big businesses pay their share. And billions leftover to pay down federal deficits. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

If you’re not surprised there’s not a shutdown, you’re prescient or a prevaricator

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)An aerial view of the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia.

Does the Pentagon skip too many of its congressional reporting duties?

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Contractors are also combing through the House and Senate defense authorization bills

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FILE - People walk outside the U.S Capitol building in Washington, June 9, 2022. The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for seniors in the Medicare program. A new corporate minimum tax to ensure big businesses pay their share. And billions leftover to pay down federal deficits. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress recesses with its federal budget still under construction

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Don Beyer

A progress report on a sitting Congressman who is back in college

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State of the Union

What the federal workforce can glean from the State-of-the-Union Address

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GOP chairmen selected on House Ways & Means and Homeland Security Committees

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees teleworking overseas get a pay bump, 2023 Presidential Rank Awards nominations open and more.

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The Homeland Security logo is seen during a joint news conference in Washington, Feb. 25, 2015. The Homeland Security Department said Friday that Cameroonians would be temporarily shielded from deportation, saying extreme violence between government forces and armed separatists in the African nation made conditions unsafe for people to return. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

DHS reviewing misconduct discipline processes after unpublished IG reports come to light

Draft findings from the office of the inspector general show sexual misconduct and domestic violence are going uninvestigated, unreported or unpunished…

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DoD top brass worried about supply chain amidst heavy spending, fewer prime contracts

The Department of Defense has been steadily spending more and more dollars with fewer and fewer prime contractors, which has top brass and some members of Congress worried.

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