Jackie Speier

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, the FBI seal is seen before a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington. An FBI employee has been indicted on charges that she stored classified documents and other national security information at home over the course of more than a decade, the Justice Department said Friday.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Congressional oversight leaders ask for GAO review of FBI whistleblower protections

A group of senators and House members said “extensive issues with the FBI’s current whistleblower program make the bureau one of the most difficult places”…

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DoD adds new protections from minor infractions for military sexual assault victims reporting crimes

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

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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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Austin orders new steps to curb sexual assault while panel studies the problem

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is telling the military services to stand up new violence prevention workforces, identify “high risk” bases and assess their…

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Oversight offices see glimmers of progress in DoD, VA electronic health records

Tests on VA’s new system showed more than 500 serious problems as recently as last summer. The department managed to resolve or work around almost all…

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

House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Chairwoman Jackie Speier is focusing on issues close to service members and families.

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