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House may tackle legislation to end ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ budgeting in DoD

Proposal would let DoD roll over half its unspent funds into the next fiscal year, but procedural quirks are blocking the legislation for now.

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Thornberry’s latest round of procurement reforms tackle DoD requirements, sustainment processes

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Pentagon leaders face bipartisan anger over border wall reprogramming

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National Guard officials, states push back on Trump’s border wall fund diversion

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DoD asks for $705B for 2021, gives Space Force more than $15B

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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)

Lawmakers demand answers on reprogramming $7.2B in defense funds for border wall

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

Thousands of federal employees to be asked about benefits this coming fall

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House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing on the FY2019 budget with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, and Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer David L. Norquist, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Thornberry had ‘out-sized influence’ on Armed Services Committee, colleague says

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US claims victory in compromise on international mail delivery

Trump administration declares victory in international compromise that will allow the U.S. Postal Service to collect higher fees for delivery of small…

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FILE - In this June 6, 2013 file photo, the sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. A contractor for the National Security Agency has been arrested on charges that he illegally removed highly classified information and stored the material in his house and car, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Harold Thomas Martin III, 51, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, was arrested by the FBI in August after authorities say he admitted to having taken government secrets. A defense attorney said Martin did not intend to betray his country.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Former NSA contractor sentenced for hoarding sensitive materials

In today’s Federal Newscast, a former National Security Agency contractor who stole nearly 20 years worth of sensitive information finds out his fate.

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House, Senate lawmakers disagree over the need for White House involvement in JEDI

Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.

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