In today’s Federal Newscast, A DHS IG report reveals that a quarter of the 8,000 TSA officers who left the agency in fiscal 2017, left within the first six months on the job.
A top Senate Democrat said the Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pensions accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall.
White House tries to hold jittery GOP in line over wall, government shutdown
Military spouses face unemployment three times higher than their civilian counterparts. One group has come forward to help to turn that around.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for CIA director says she does not believe torture works and would not carry out a presidential order she considered immoral
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced a bill to expand federal expedited hiring authority for military spouses. He hopes the bill will be folded into the 2019 defense authorization bill.
A Senate committee has approved legislation to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act.
Confronting skeptical Republicans, attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch pledged a new start with Congress and independence from President Barack Obama Wednesday, even as she defended the president’s unilateral protections for millions of immigrants in the country illegally.
Despite recent reforms, senators see holes in voting protections for military members and feds serving overseas. A new bill would add new requirements for both DoD and local election officials.
The Senate unanimously approved a measure requiring the Veterans Affairs Department to work more closely with state agencies to reduce a longstanding and growing backlog of disability claims. The measure, sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) was included as an amendment to the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act.