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 federal employees.
House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Chairman John Garamendi says its too costly to keep important activities at climate vulnerable bases.
Commandant Karl Schultz stood before the House on Tuesday laying out the agency's many concerns and promises. Schultz said fiscal 2020 will focus mainly on readiness and addressing maritime challenges.
After getting a scolding from Congress, DoD is standing by its report on climate change and military installations.
Top House Armed Services Committee Democrats think the Defense Department skimped on its climate change study last year.
The CPI-E Act would require federal retirement programs to use the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) when calculating cost-of-living adjustments. Currently the CPI used is the one for workers.
The Coast Guard still has some trouble with major budgetary decisions, namely ones that determine whether the service has the right resources to meet the right mission at the right time, the Government Accountability Office said. And its plan to update and rebuild its aging fleet is also out of date.