Jackie Speier

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DoD IG recognizes whistleblower for hotline tip that led to $25M settlement

A call made in August 2014 led to the Justice Department reaching a $25 million False Claims Act settlement with a Boeing subsidiary earlier this year…

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Are military domestic abuse cases next to get a prosecution overhaul?

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U.S. Navy/MC2 Markus CastanedaPHILIPPINE SEA (June 8, 2019) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force amphibious transport dock ship JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) sail in formation during a training exercise with other U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force warships. Ashland is underway conducting routine operations as part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Markus Castaneda/Released)190608-N-WI365-1036

Watchdog: Ex-Navy auditor sexually harassed female workers

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(AP Photo/Morry Gash)A mail truck moves down a street Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Fox Point, Wis. Facing public pressure and state lawsuits, the Postmaster general announced Tuesday he is halting some operational changes to mail delivery that critics warned were causing widespread delays and could disrupt voting in the November election. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

House bill gives USPS $6B to invest heavily in next-generation electric vehicles

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‘They are not cogs in a wheel’ — Congressional panel to focus on humanizing issues regarding troops in 2021

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Congresswoman wants security clearance applicants to submit social media activity

In today’s Federal Newscast, one member of Congress wants the Defense Department to start looking at social media posts as part of the security clearance…

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House Democrats seek expansion of paid leave program for federal employees

Three House committee chairmen have introduced the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act, which would allow government workers to take up…

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Army says junior leaders are not handling sexual harassment correctly

Forces Command IG Col. Patrick Wempe said they “may not have the life experience or the military experience” to handle the situations.

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