John Garamendi

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Wall Street is wobbling between gains and losses Tuesday in its first trading after tumbling into a bear market on worries about a fragile economy and rising rates. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

We get the latest on how inflation is impacting government contracting

New numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics are adding to concern that inflation is going to be with us for some time. The impacts to individual pocketbooks…

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FILE - In this Friday, July 30, 2004 file photo, the U.S.S. Virginia returns to the Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton Conn., after its first sea trials. A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent, the Justice Department said Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Jack Sauer, File)

House readiness panel ‘not messing around’ on deteriorating DoD depots

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DoD’s drug supply chain is shaky, DoD IG report adds to growing evidence of that

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Armed services taking deep dive into training accidents, mitigation strategies

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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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In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Pentagon leaders face bipartisan anger over border wall reprogramming

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, housing stands dilapidated and vacant at the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster, in Warminster, Pa. In Warminster and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Final NDAA holds more than 50 provisions to fix military housing issues

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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass. While the price of almost any good or service can be found online, most Americans don’t know what they’ll owe for a prescription medication until they get it. Unexpected costs contribute to the estimated 20 to 30 percent of prescriptions that are never filled, which can lead to health problems from untreated medical conditions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Are drug ingredients made in China a risk to troops? Two lawmakers think so

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Senate ups R&D spending in defense appropriations bill, battle still brewing on wall funding

The Senate defense appropriations bill give DoD more than $100 billion in research and development spending.

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OGE considering restrictions for donations to federal employees’ legal expense funds

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Ethics wants feedback on whether it should set restrictions on donations to legal expense funds for…

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Top lawmaker proposes taking activities away from climate vulnerable bases like Camp Lejeune

House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Chairman John Garamendi says its too costly to keep important activities at climate vulnerable bases.

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