The Army Corps of Engineers is asking Congress to sign off on new tools in their fiscal 2020 budget that would help them reduce a $98 billion backlog of civil works construction projects by involving the private sector.
Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be Labor Secretary, after Labor Department employees expressed concerns ahead of his confirmation hearing. The letter disclosed a number of misgivings about Puzder’s fitness for the job.
Three members of the House and four members of the Senate introduce companion pieces of legislation to head off the White House’s draft executive order requiring contractors to disclose political contributions.
Secretary says agency ”no longer exists” and details new agency’s responsibilities.