An IG inspection found half a billion dollars in unfunded maintenance items at DoD health care facilities, including at least seven that could cause death or serious injuries.
Proposal would let DoD roll over half its unspent funds into the next fiscal year, but procedural quirks are blocking the legislation for now.
The National Defense Authorization Act is the most visible thing on which Congress is making progress. But it's not the only thing.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a new digital tool to help screen veterans, employees and other visitors for coronavirus.
In both chambers of Congress, next year's NDAA tells DoD it's time to devote more energy toward understanding not just the cost of buying weapons, but the long-term cost of owning them.
The markup would put a one year hold on the cuts and restructuring.
Contractors haven't submitted invoices yet, partly because no money is available. But DoD says the bill to repay vendors for their employees' paid leave will run into the double-digit billion dollar range.
In today's Federal Newscast, AFGE wants to add a provision in the 2021 defense authorization bill that will protect DoD workers’ bargaining rights.
The Pentagon says it's not resisting oversight but also did not say when officials will appear on the Hill.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bipartisan bill in the Senate would fast-track hiring staff to work for the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery, who’s now one step away from confirmation.
The Defense Department and Congress were hoping for transformational change with the creation of a high-ranking chief management officer to oversee changing to the way the Pentagon runs. In the end, it didn’t get that,…
In today's Federal Newscast, Senators say the Office of Personnel Management has refused briefings on the topic of guiding the government through the pandemic.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Pentagon’s inspector general will take the lead in trying to head off waste, fraud and abuse in the newly-passed coronavirus spending package.
Defense leaders were on Capitol Hill to defend their 2021 budget proposal on Wednesday, but were peppered with criticism about the administration's decision to move 2020 funds to build the president's border wall without lawmakers' consent.