Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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Congress expands oversight for privatized military housing

Congress looks to DoD for more improvements to privatized military housing, and asks for more reports and oversight.

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A soldier reunites with his daughter at Fort Bragg, N.C.  after returning from the Middle East. The 82nd Airborne Division's Immediate Response Force had been deployed since New Years Eve. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Nearly two months after a U.S. Army rapid-response force was activated amid tensions with Iran, deploying 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East, some are returning home. By the end of the weekend, nearly 800 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division’s Immediate Response Force are slated to have returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On Thursday morning, eager family members waited in the base’s iconic Green Ramp to greet their loved ones. (U.S. Army via AP)

Thousands of Air Force families are waiting months for child care, according to report

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DoD promises more housing rights for military tenants, questions on BAH arise

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Appropriators push back against plan to reallocate MILCON funds to border

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Getty Images/Tasos KatopodisVA Secretary Robert Wilkie (Dec. 19. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

VA MISSION Act funding to take center stage in upcoming 2020 budget battles

Congressional appropriators are concerned about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plans to implement and pay for the VA MISSION Act, which may likely…

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Pruitt putting ‘a drag’ on EPA, House Democrats tell agency employees

Democratic House lawmakers, together with the largest federal employee union, have called on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down amid a growing…

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David Shulkin

With his job in jeopardy, Shulkin insists there’s no White House pressure to privatize VA

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said he regretted the distractions that recent reports have created.

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