Time is running out for Congress to finish the 2020 defense authorization bill.
Two lawmakers want the Defense Department to only buy American-made drugs.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a former National Security Agency contractor who stole nearly 20 years worth of sensitive information finds out his fate.
Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.
The main sticking point between the House and Senate versions is the topline number. The Senate bill authorizes an additional $17 billion for the Defense Department, which the House argues would be used for pet projects like the border wall.
New benefits, daycare grants and possible backpay may all be in the future for Defense Department employees, service members and contractors.
Congress is proposing a tenant bill of rights and other provisions to help service members with housing issues.
A mark from a House Armed Services subcommittee would put DoD’s plans to cut medical billets on hold.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Council 216 of the American Federation of Government Employees is urging the EEOC to push for more staff.
DoD is taking stock of housing issues, but service members are still left waiting for repairs.